British Neurosurgical Trainee

Research Collaborative

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Advancing Collaborative Research

Trainee Lead

Paul M Brennan

Christopher Cowie

Angelos G Kolias

The British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative: Five years on. Chari A, Jamjoom AA, Edlmann E, Ahmed AI, Coulter IC, Ma R, May P, Brennan PM, Hutchinson PJA, Kolias AG; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2018 Jan;160(1):23-28.

Ensuring a bright future for clinical research in surgery with trainee led research networks. Kolias AG, Cowie CJ, Tarnaris A, Hutchinson PJ, Brennan PM; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative.. BMJ. 2013 Aug 21;347:f5225. doi: 10.1136/bmj.f5225. PubMed PMID: 23965517.

A report from the inaugural meeting of the British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative held in the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Kolias AG, Jones TL, Cowie CJ, Coulter IC, Afshari FT, Tarnaris A, Nelson RJ, Gray WP, Hutchinson PJ, Brennan PM; UK Neurosurgical Research Network.; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. 19 October 2012. Br J Neurosurg. 2013 Jun;27(3):307-10. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2013.781122. PubMed PMID: 23530715.

Proposal for a British neurosurgical trainee research collaborative. Kolias AG, Cowie CJ, Tarnaris A, Hutchinson PJ, Brennan PM. Br J Neurosurg. 2012 Jun;26(3):434-5. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2012.690920. PubMed PMID: 22583319.

National Audit of Chronic Subdural Haematoma

Trainee Lead

Paul M Brennan

Ian C Coulter

Angelos G Kolias

Influence of Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Drug Use on Outcomes after Chronic Subdural Hematoma Drainage. Poon MTC, Rea C, Kolias AG, Brennan PM; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC).  J Neurotrauma. 2019 Jan 30. doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.6080. [Epub ahead of print]

Does Drain Position and Duration Influence Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Burr-Hole Evacuation of Chronic Subdural Hematoma? Lessons from a UK Multicenter Prospective Cohort Study. Glancz LJ, Poon MTC, Coulter IC, Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Brennan PM; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC). Neurosurgery. 2018 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Outcomes following surgery in subgroups of comatose and very elderly patients with chronic subdural hematoma. Christopher E, Poon MTC, Glancz LJ, Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Brennan PM; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC).  Neurosurg Rev. 2018 Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

The management and outcome for patients with chronic subdural hematoma: a prospective, multicenter, observational cohort study in the United Kingdom.  Brennan PM, Kolias AG, Joannides AJ, Shapey J, Marcus HJ, Gregson BA, Grover PJ, Hutchinson PJ, Coulter IC;  on behalf of the British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. J Neurosurg. 2016 Nov 11:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27834599.

Chronic subdural haematoma: How can we improve patient care and outcomes? Kolias AG, Coulter IC, Marcus HJ, Gray WP, Brennan PM, Hutchinson PJ; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. Br J Neurosurg. 2014 Jan;28(1):136-7. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2013.869555. PubMed PMID: 24325139.

Proposal for a prospective multi-centre audit of chronic subdural haematoma management in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Coulter IC, Kolias AG, Marcus HJ, Ahmed AI, Alli S, Al-Mahfoudh R, Borg A, Cowie CJ, Hill CS, Joannides AJ, Jones TL, Kailaya-Vasan A, Livermore JL, Narayanamurthy H, Ngoga D, Shapey J, Tarnaris A, Gregson BA, Gray WP, Nelson RJ, Hutchinson PJ, Brennan PM; UK Neurosurgical Research Network, British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. Br J Neurosurg. 2014 Apr;28(2):199-203. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2013.835378. PubMed PMID: 24053314.

External ventricular drainage

Trainee Lead

Aminul Ahmed

Aimun A Jamjoom

Alexis Joannides

Prospective, multicentre study of external ventricular drainage-related infections in the UK and Ireland. Jamjoom AAB, Joannides AJ, Poon MTC, Chari A, Zaben M, Abdulla MAH, Roach J, Glancz LJ, Solth A, Duddy J, Brennan PM, Bayston R, Bulters DO, Mallucci CL, Jenkinson MD, Gray WP, Kandasamy J, Hutchinson PJ, Kolias AG, Ahmed AI; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative.  J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2018 Feb;89(2):120-126.

External ventricular drainage: Is it time to look at national practice? Jamjoom AA, Kolias AG, Zaben M, Chari A, Kitchen J, Joannides A, Brennan PM, Kandasamy J, Gatscher S, Gray WP, Jenkinson MD, Bulters DO, Mallucci CL, Schuster H, Hutchinson PJ, Ahmed AI; UK Neurosurgical Research Network & British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. Br J Neurosurg. 2014 Sep 4:1-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25188651.

Dex-CSDH trial

Trainee Lead

Ellie Edlmann

Dex-CSDH randomised, placebo-controlled trial of dexamethasone for chronic subdural haematoma: report of the internal pilot phase.  Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Caldwell K, Turner C, Whitfield P, Bulters D, Holton P, Suttner N, Owusu-Agyemang K, Al-Tamimi YZ, Gatt D, Thomson S, Anderson IA, Richards O, Gherle M, Toman E, Nandi D, Kane P, Pantaleo B, Davis-Wilkie C, Tarantino S, Barton G, Marcus HJ, Chari A, Belli A, Bond S, Gafoor R, Dawson S, Whitehead L, Brennan P, Wilkinson I, Kolias AG, Hutchinson PJA; Dex-CSDH trial collaborative and BNTRC collaborative. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 10;9(1):5885.

 

Dexamethasone for adult patients with a symptomatic chronic subdural haematoma (Dex-CSDH) trial: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Kolias AG, Edlmann E, Thelin EP, Bulters D, Holton P, Suttner N, Owusu-Agyemang K, Al-Tamimi YZ, Gatt D, Thomson S, Anderson IA, Richards O, Whitfield P, Gherle M, Caldwell K, Davis-Wilkie C, Tarantino S, Barton G, Marcus HJ, Chari A, Brennan P, Belli A, Bond S, Turner C, Whitehead L, Wilkinson I, Hutchinson PJ; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC) and Dex-CSDH Trial Collaborators. Trials. 2018 Dec 4;19(1):670.

Cranial Reconstruction Registry

Trainee Lead

Daniel Fountain

Ellie Edlmann

Proposal for establishment of the UK Cranial Reconstruction Registry (UKCRR). Kolias AG, Bulters DO, Cowie CJ, Wilson MH, Afshari FT, Helmy A, Broughton E, Joannides AJ, Zebian B, Harrisson SE, Hill CS, Ahmed AI, Barone DG, Thakur B, McMahon CJ, Adlam DM, Bentley RP, Tolias CM, Mitchell PM, Whitfield PC, Critchley GR, Belli A, Brennan PM, Hutchinson PJ; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative.; British Neurotrauma Group.; UKCRR Collaborative Group. Br J Neurosurg. 2014 Jun;28(3):310-4. doi: 10.3109/02688697.2013.859657. PubMed PMID: 24237069.

Neuro-oncology

Trainee Lead

Ruichong Ma

Residual enhancing disease after surgery for glioblastoma: evaluation of practice in the United Kingdom. Ma R, Chari A, BRennan PM, Alalade A, Anderson I, Solth A, Marcus HJ, Watts C, British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. Neuro-Oncology Practice. 2018 June pp74-81.

Non-aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage

Trainee Lead

Aswin Chari

Subarachnoid haemorrhage with negative initial neurovascular imaging: a systematic review and meta-analysis.  Mohan M, Islim AI, Rasul FT, Rominiyi O, deSouza RM, Poon MTC, Jamjoom AAB, Kolias AG, Woodfield J, Patel K, Chari A, Kirollos R; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative. Acta Neurochirurgica. 2019 Aug  13. doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-04025-w. [Epub ahead of print]

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Trainee Lead

Julie Woodfield

Aimun Jamjoom

Ingrid Hoeritzauer

Collaborator

NANSIG

Evaluation of nationwide referral pathways, investigation and treatment of suspected cauda equina syndrome in the United Kingdom. Fountain D, Davies, S, Woodfield J, Kamal M, Majewska P, Edlmann E, Jamjoom AAB, Hoeritzauer I, Waqar Mueez, Mahoney DE, Vyas D, Schramm MWJ, Solomou G, Dawkes FEC, Grant HK, Attwood JE, Boukas A, Ballard D, Toman E, Sanders M, Cheserem V, Sinha S, Statham P, British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC) & Neurology and Neurosurgery Interest Group (NANSIG), Society of British Neurological Surgeons. British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2019 Aug 13:1-11 [Epub ahead of print]

Understanding cauda equina syndrome: protocol for a UK multicentre prospective observational cohort study. Woodfield J, Hoeritzauer I, Jamjoom AAB, Pronin S, Srikandarajah N, Poon M, Roy H, Demetriades AK, Sell P, Eames N, Statham PFX; British Neurosurgical Trainee Research Collaborative (BNTRC). BMJ Open. 2018 Dec 14;8(12):e025230.