DUTCH-ICH Surgery Trial – pilot study

The DUTCH ICH Surgery Trial – pilot study is a multicenter prospective intervention study in the Netherlands investigating the safety, feasibility and technical effectiveness of minimally-invasive endoscopy-guided surgery within 8 hours of symptom onset for treatment of supratentorial intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). Additionally, the DUTCH ICH Surgery Trial – pilot study intends to estimate the potential effect of minimally-invasive endoscopy-guided surgery on functional outcome in patients with supratentorial ICH. 


DUTCH ICH Surgery Trial – pilot study is one of the 5 trials that will be conducted by the Collaboration for New Treatments of Acute Stroke (CONTRAST) consortium.

Click HERE to go CONTRAST consortium website

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Kind regards,

On behalf of the DUTCH ICH Surgery Trial – pilot study executive committee and the CONTRAST consortium:

Professor Karin Klijn, MD, PhD (neurologist Radboudumc Nijmegen and principal investigator)
Dr. Ruben Dammers, MD, PhD (neurosurgeon ErasmusMC Rotterdam and principal investigator)
Lotte Sondag, MD (PhD student Radboudumc Nijmegen and coordinating investigator)
Floris Schreuder, MD (neurologist Radboudumc Nijmegen and coordinating investigator)
Janneke Prudon-Demers (research nurse, Radboudumc Nijmegen)