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Research Projects

Professor Julian Smith is searching for an outstanding PhD candidate for the pumpless intra-aortic balloon heart assist device project. There will be...

An international, multicentre prospective registry for the management of metastatic spine tumours: (MTRON)

Preclinical projects on stem cell based tissue engineering regeneration of the intervertebral disc.

A comparative review of the rate of wound dehiscence and perineal hernia in abdominoperineal resection surgery with and without myocutaneous flap...

A multicentre prospective registry for endoscopic skull base surgery for the management of pituitary and skull base tumours

A randomised, unblinded multicentre trial. The effects of post-operative lumbar drainage on CSF leakage and meningitis following extended endoscopic...

A single blinded, multicentre, randomised controlled trial of the effect of post-operative activity restrictions on the patient and clinician defined...

Appendiceal carcinomas: A retrospective review of imaging and clinico-pathological factors that might predict need for colectomy

Development and evaluation of a national paediatric surgery simulation-based education programme for consent.

Evaluation and modification of Laparoscopic Condition-Specific 3D Printed Training Models

Evaluation of a stress reduction programme for active surgeons using wearable technology.

Evaluation of the pain response in infants undergoing open and laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair under general anaesthesia using the Newborn/infant...

Impact of frailty assessment on patients' outcome after elective and emergency Colorectal Surgery

Microbiota and body composition in the first 6 months of life

Obstructed rectal cancers: A retrospective review of the risk of peritoneal and/or local regional recurrence, comparing patients who have received...

Opioid stewardship and Safe Prescribing Practices in Colorectal Surgery - current status and progressive scholarly acceptance

Outcome assessment and quality of life measures in neurosurgery.

Pseudo-obstruction and bowel management in the post partum patient. A review and assessment of current practice on the maternity wards

SAVES-N: A prospective adverse event reporting system for neurosurgical cases

Surgical Movement Tracking Using Wearable Augmented Reality Headsets - Clinical Translation Phase