Amsterdam UMC is now officially live and ready for inclusion.
On November 29th, the first patient was included in the Radboudumc! In addition, Erasmus MC has included two more patients in the past month, bringing the counter to 4 inclusions! Read our second DIST newsletter of December 2022 (#2) here.
On November 3rd, the first patient was included in the DIST in the Erasmus MC! With this first inclusion, the DIST has officially started.
Read our first DIST newsletter of November 2022 (#1) here.
The Dutch ICH Surgery Trial is officially LIVE! The Radboudumc and Erasmus MC are initiated and ready for inclusion.
The Medical Ethical Committee has given approval to start the trial!
On April 5, 6 and 7, the neurosurgeons were trained in the minimmaly invasive endoscopy-assisted procedure and the use of the Artemis neuro-evacuation device.
The DIST has been awarded the Veelbelovende Zorg (Promising Care) grant from the Zorginstituut Nederland and ZonMw. The awarded grant of 5 million euros enables us to extend the follow-up of all participants from 6 to 12 months, perform a cost-effectiveness and budget impact analysis, and to reimburse the costs of the procedure during the trial. See also: https://www.radboudumc.nl/nieuws/2022/groot-onderzoek-naar-effect-nieuw-soort-operatie-na-hersenbloeding.
The DIST has been submitted to the medical ethics committee for approval.