EMSAN Meeting - May 2019

In attendance

Chair: Prita Daliya

Attendees: Alfie Adiamah, Nick Moody, Karen Asher (NIHR), Karen Pearson (NIHR), Charlene Otieno-Hall (NUH R&I), Rebecca Green, Ahmed El-Sharkawy, Tanvir Hossain, Anisa Kushairi, Farah Roslan.

Apologies: Mukul Dube, Austin Acheson, Dileep Lobo, Phil Herrod, Hannah Boyd-Carson, Panchali Sarmah, Paul Leeder, Katie Rollins, Elena Theophilidou, Rachel Lee, Adil Rashid, Charlie Barter.

Meeting summary

Updates on EMSAN studies: - FaST (Fasting and Surgery Timing) audit. Manuscript preparation underway.

- WES-Pi (Winter Elective Surgery cancellation and Psychological impact) survey. Manuscript

submitted and under review.

- OPIOiD Study. Phase 1 retrospective audit ready to start across the region. Site leads

required, please get in touch. - Research Survey. Steering group required, please get in touch.

- IMAGINE Study. New RCT planned. Steering group required, please get in touch.

National collaborative studies:

A summary of collaborative studies presented, and regional involvement discussed...

SUNFLOWER:

- National multi-centre RCT. Comparing MRCP vs. no MRCP prior to laparoscopic

cholecystectomy in symptomatic gallstones.

- Part of the NIHR Associate PI scheme.

- Live at...

NUH: trainee leads: Alfie Adiamah (QMC), Prita Daliya (NCH).

Burton: trainee lead: Chris Neophytou.

KMH: trainee lead: Charlie Barter.

- Potential for further sites to be involved, please get in touch.

SUNRRiSE: (Single Use Negative pRessure dressing for Reduction In Surgical site infection following Emergency laparotomy).

- A national multi-centre RCT: To determine the difference in wound infection rates in patients

who receive portable single-use negative pressure dressings (SUNPD) compared to standard

dressings.

- Part of the NIHR Associate PI scheme.

- Starting soon across the East Midlands...

NUH: trainee lead: Elena Theophilidou.

- Potential for further sites to be involved, please get in touch.

ROSSINI-2: (Reduction Of Surgical Site Infection using several Novel Interventions).

- A national, multi-arm, multi-stage, multi-centre RCT: Assessment of several interventions in

the reduction of SSI.

- Part of the NIHR Associate PI scheme.

- Starting soon across the East Midlands...

Derby: trainee lead: Phil Herrod.

NUH: trainee role vacant.

- Potential for further sites to be involved, please get in touch.

PPAC-2: (Packing of Perianal Abscess Cavities). - A national, multi-centre RCT: To assess the impact of postoperative packing of perianal

abscess cavities.

- Live at...

NUH: specialist nurses: Sue Tumilty, Melissa Shaw. Get in touch to collaborate.

TELA: (Trauma Emergency Laparotomy Audit).

- Prospective audit of all trauma laparotomies.

- Running until 30 June 2019 at NUH: trainee lead: Nick Moody.

- Get in touch to help with data collection.

iBRA-net:

- A national audit of Magseed(R) and wire localisation of breast lesions. - Live at NUH. Invitation to open at further sites, get in touch.

MAP-BRA: (A Mesh SAfety Platform for Immediate Implant based BReAst Reconstruction).

- National trial. Project 1 using Fortiva mesh.

- Live at NUH. Invitation to open at further sites, get in touch.

Pre-BRA Study:

- A national trial. Pre-pectoral reconstruction project.

- NIHR portfolio study.

- Live at NUH. Invitation to open at further sites, get in touch.

Committee Roles:

EMSAN core committee elected...

- Chair: Prita Daliya.

- Vice Chair: Alfie Adiamah.

- Secretary: Elena Theophilidou.

- East Midlands South Trainee Eep: Panchali Sarmah.

EMSAN study leads...

- FaST audit: Ahmed El-Sharkawy.

- WES-Pi survey: Phil Herrod.

- OPIOiD Study: Prita Daliya.

- Trauma lead: Nick Moody.

Any Other Business:

NIHR associate PI scheme

- Opportunity to be a trainee Principal Investigator to help trainees become future PIs.

- Current general surgical studies involved in the scheme include: Sunflower, SUNRiSE,

ROSSINI-2, PPAC-2.

- Full list of other studies here.

Dates for the diary:

NIHR GCP Course

- 20 June 2019, 9am-1pm.

- Get in touch for further details.

Regional Statistics Course

- 27 June 2019, 5:30pm-8:30pm.

- Get in touch for further details.

BADS Conference

- 27-28 June 2019, London.

ACPGBI Conference

- 1-3 July 2019, Dublin.

48th World Congress of Surgery Conference

- 11-15 August 2019, Krakow.

ESPEN Conference

- 31 August-3 September 2019, Krakow.

AUGIS Conference

- 25-27 September 2019, Liverpool.

- Abstract submission open until 9am, 15 July 2019.

Next Meeting:

Date: Wednesday 14 August 2019 - TBC.

Time: 6:30pm - 8pm.

Venue: QMC, Boardroom, C Floor - Research corridor, South block - TBC

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