Results of the TETRIS Study and implications for practice

7th February 2024, 19:00 to 20:00 GMT


The TETRIS study collected a year of observational data of resuscitative thoracotomy performed for traumatic injury in the prehospital or ED setting in the UK. The objective was to evaluate current practice including incidence, indications, interventions, injury patterns, demograpics and outcomes. The study protocol can be read here: ( .

This webinar will feature the results of the study followed by an expert panel discussion on current evidence and the implications of this study for future practice.


This webinar will explore the topic of resuscitative thoracotomy in the prehospital and emergency department setting.   

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Learn the characteristics of patients and staff involved in prehospital and ED thoracotomy
  • Understand the outcomes of patients following resuscitative thoracotomy
  • Reflect on current practice and guidelines in light of the new evidence
  • Identify the importance of collaboration in research.

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Our panellists include:

  • Caroline Leech - Consultant in EM/PHEM
  • Lisa Ramage - Specialist Trainee in EM/PHEM
  • Harriet Tucker - Consultant in EM/PHEM
  • Zane Perkins - Consultant Trauma Surgeon/PHEM
  • Richard Steyn - Consultant Thoracic Surgeon.


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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