NCRI Future of Surgery workshop – “Trials are only as credible as their endpoints”: Defining the future outcomes of surgical research

Wed 4 May 2016
10:00–16:00

Royal College of Surgeons of England, 35-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3PE

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This multidisciplinary NCRI/RCS event to shape the future of surgical trials was led by Mr Angus McNair. We welcomed surgical consultants, trainees, patients, methodologists, trial unit staff and funders to this workshop to address key challenges in surgical research.

This interactive workshop provided guidance on outcomes of surgical trials. Key topics included:

  1. How do we address the challenges of selecting and measuring surgical outcomes?
  2. How do we define outcomes for surgical feasibility studies?
  3. What outcomes are important in early phase evaluation of novel surgeries?

» The Lancet editorial, “The struggle for better research in surgery” (external website)

» Future of Surgery Workshop 1 Report (PDF)

» Flyer for NCRI Future of Surgery workshop 1, 4 May 2016 (PDF)

» Agenda NCRI Future of Surgery workshop 1, 4 May 2016 (PDF)

» Speakers’ presentations: Future of Surgery workshop 1, 4 May 2016 (zip file)

Please email Victoria Murphy with any queries.

Meeting organiser:
NCRI-led meeting

Attendee:
Open to all

Registration:
Free, but registration required

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