The Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit (ECTU) was founded in 2006 to encompass the infrastructure for running multi-centre clinical trials already in Edinburgh and to build on that capacity. Having full registration within the UKCRC Clinical Trials Unit registration framework, ECTU has an established track record in delivering high quality clinical trials and works under a quality framework in accordance with ICH GCP. ECTU provides an infrastructure to design, plan and deliver clinical research studies across a varied portfolio of clinical specialities and methodologies.

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Items in this Collection

  • InfoBC Discrete Choice Experiment Data 

    Hall, Peter; Bullen, Alistair; Ennis, Holly; Loria Rebolldo, Luis; McIntyre, Morag
    The data describes the responses of 113 self identified patient respondents for a discrete choice experiment investigating trade-offs between hypothetical treatments. A pending abstract for the paper is included ...
  • Quantitative fetal fibronectin to improve decision making in women with signs and symptoms of preterm birth (QUIDS): Spontaneous preterm birth within 7 days risk predictor 

    Stock, Sarah; Horne, Margaret; Bruijn, Merel; White, Helen; Boyd, Kathleen; Heggie, Robert; Wotherspoon, Lisa; Aucott, Lorna; Morris, Rachel; Dorling, Jon; Jackson, Lesley; Chandiramani, Manju; David, Anna; Khalil, Asma; Shennan, Andrew; Gert-Jan, van Baaren; Hodgetts-Morton, Victoria; Lavender, Tina; Schuit, Ewoud; Harper-Clarke, Susan; Mol, Ben; Riley, Richard; Norman, Jane; Norrie, John
    This workbook contains anonymised data from the study Quantitative fetal fibronectin to improve decision making in women with signs and symptoms of preterm birth (QUIDS): Spontaneous preterm birth within 7 days risk predictor.
  • The third International Stroke Trial (IST-3) 

    Sandercock, P; Wardlaw, Joanna; Lindley, R; Cohen, G; Whiteley, W
    The IST-3 trial is a large-scale randomised controlled trial of intravenous thrombolytic therapy of the drug Alteplase for patients with acute ischaemic stroke. The dataset includes a number of files describing the IST-3 ...
  • International Stroke Trial database (version 2) 

    Sandercock, Peter; Niewada, Maciej; Czlonkowska, Anna (University of Edinburgh. Department of Clinical Neurosciences, 2011-11-02)
    The International Stroke Trial (IST) was one of the biggest randomised trials in acute stroke. Methods: Available data on variables assessed at randomisation, at the early outcome point (14-days after randomisation or prior ...
  • International Stroke Trial database (superseded) 

    Sandercock, Peter; Niewada, Maciej; Czlonkowska, Anna (University of Edinburgh. Department of Clinical Neurosciences, 2010-09-24)
    ## This dataset has been replaced by the one which can be found at https://doi.org/10.7488/ds/104 . ## The International Stroke Trial (IST) was one the biggest randomised trials in acute stroke. Methods: Available data ...