preHEAT coming soon . . .

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preHEAT is a new trial that is due to start recruiting in October.

It is a feasibility study to evaluate local heat preconditioning with respect to its effects on wound healing after reconstructive breast surgery in patients with breast cancer– a single blind randomised controlled trial.

The preHEAT trial has been awarded £216,533 from the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Scheme and will be run at Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospital.

For more information, please contact Saahil Mehta at or Jian Farhadi at There is also an RSTN page, which will be kept up to date with developments.