Congratulations to the NINJA team and collaborators! The NINJA-Pilot RCT has been published in the British Journal of Surgery in the November issue. It can be downloaded with open access here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs.10673/epdf.
The key finding is that a definitive RCT is feasible. This has been funded by the NIHR RfPB stream and is recruiting centre now! If you are interested sign up via the website here: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bjs5.13/epdf.
Members of the NINJA Pilot Collaborative who collaborated in this study: R. Agha, W. Albadry, Y. Cemal, P. Chadha, D. Collins, H. Creasy, A. Din, M. Ferreira, F. Maggiulli, A. Mitsakos, A. Molina, T. Pampiglione, M. Pywell, K. Richards, Y. Tavsanoglu, R. Tejero, S. Vamadeva, R. Wang, M. Wordsworth (Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London); W. Holmes, J. Haeney, N. Brierley, E. Pardoe, C. Naylor (Hull Royal Infirmary, Hull); T. Laing, I. Delikonstantinou, N. Whybro, H. Gerrish (Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Chelmsford); E. Gammin (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford)