News and upcoming events

16-10-2021

The countdown of inclusions has started. For the complete newsletter of October, click here.

11-03-2021

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19-11-2020

Only 2 surgical patients to go, we still need controls. For the complete newsletter of November 2020 (#12), click here.

17-11-2020


At this point in time we’ve included 125 patients in the DIST-study. Of these 38 were in the surgical arm, so only 2 left to go! 

22-09-2020

The stress around COVID seams to slow down a little, so far 114 patients are included. For the complete newsletter of September 2020 (#11), click here.

24-08-2020

Inclusion rates are steadily growing with 35 chirurgical patients and 77 controls. For the complete newsletter of August 2020 (#10), click here.

02-07-2020 COVID-19 update

We are very pleased that all participating centers have restarted inclusion of patients in the DIST pilot study. This means that patients from hospitals nearby can also again be referred to Radboudumc, AMC or ErasmusMC for surgical treatment (of course after consultation of the concerning site).
For any questions, please contact us per e-mail or telephone (06- 11 19 69 11)

01-07-2020

Inclusions in both surgical and control centers have bene resumed!
For the complete newsletter of July 2020 (#9), click here.

01-04-2020

Due to COVID-19/SARS-CoV2 inclusion in most centers are set on hold.
For the complete newsletter of April 2020 (#8), click here.

01-02-2020

Rinske Hoogland has started as our new research employee.
For the complete newsletter of February 2020 (#7), click here.

30-09-2019

After summer, all sites made a great effort to include 11 new patients in September! For the complete newsletter of September click here.

20-05-2019

It is been a year since the Medical Ethics Committee approval and 6 months since the first patient was included, and the first 3 patients are operated on. For the complete newsletter of May click here.

08-04-2019

The first three patients in the DIST pilot study were operated on march 28th, march 30th and april 6th. For the complete newsletter of April, click here

08-03-2019

Important changes are made in the study procedures. There are some changes in the (e)CRF, and the production server of OpenClinica is now in use (which means the sandbox server is closed). All patients will be transferred to the production server. For the complete newsletter of March, click here.

04-03-2019

all centers are initiated, control patients are being included and we are waiting for the first surgical patient to operate him/her with the Artemis device.

18-01-2019

On January 7th en 8th the neurosurgeons in the Radboudumc, Erasmus MC and AMC were trained in the use of the 2nd generation Artemis device. As soon as the devacied will be delivered, we can start operating patients! For the full newsletter of January, click here.

06-12-2018

On November 27th, the first patiënt was included in the DIST pilot study! With this first inclusion, the DIST pilot study now has officially started. Seven of the ten centers are now initiated, and we expect to have initiated all 10 participating centers before the end of 2018. We are waiting for the Artemis device, to start the study in the surgical centers as well. For the full newsletter of December, click here.

22-5-2018

Local Board of Directors approval in the Radboudumc: the pilot study has started!

18-5-2018

The Medical Ethical Committee has given approval to start the study!