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Table 2 Characteristics of included categorised trials

From: Using systematic data categorisation to quantify the types of data collected in clinical trials: the DataCat project

AcronymFull titleFunderFunding start – end
(month/year)
Follow-up durationSample sizeTrial received from
ActWELLA randomised controlled trial to assess the impact of a lifestyle intervention (ActWELL) in women invited to NHS breast screeningThe Scottish GovernmentJan 2017 – Dec 201912 months414University of Dundee
AMBERAbdominal massage for neurogenic bowel dysfunction in people with multiple sclerosisNational Institute for Health Research - Health Technology Assessment
(NIHR-HTA) programme
July 2014 – June 20176 months200NMAHP Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University
CONFIDeNTCONtrol of Faecal Incontinence using Distal NeuromodulaTionNIHR-HTAFeb 2012 – Apr 201414 weeks212Queen Mary University London
EAGLEWhether removal of the lens of the eye (lens extraction) for newly diagnosed primary angle closure glaucoma results in better patient-reported health vision, lower intraocular pressure and other outcomes compared with standard managementNIHR - Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation
(NIHR-EME)
Nov 2008 – July 20153 years419CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
ECLSDetection in blood of autoantibodies to tumour antigens as a case-finding method in lung cancer using the EarlyCDT-Lung testChief Scientist Office, Scottish
Government and Oncimmune Ltd
Aug 2013 – Aug 201824 months12,000University of Dundee
EMPiREAntiEpileptic drug Monitoring in PREgnancy: an evaluation of effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and acceptability of monitoring strategiesNIHR-HTASept 2011 – Apr 201621 weeks approx.1000Queen Mary University London
AcronymFull titleFunderFunding start – end
(month/year)
Follow-up durationSample sizeTrial received from
HEALTHA multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing laparoscopic supra-cervical hysterectomy with second generation endometrial ablation for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleedingNIHR-HTAJan 2014 – Sep 201815 months648CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
HIPManagement of Hypotension In the Preterm: a multicentre, randomised controlled trial of hypotension management in the extremely low gestational age newbornEuropean Commission within the 7th Framework ProgrammeOct 2010 – Sep 20172 years340INFANT Centre, Cork, Ireland
iQuaDA multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing oral hygiene advice and periodontal instrumentation for the prevention and management of periodontal disease in dentate adults attending dental primary careNIHR-HTAApr 2011 – Dec 201636 months1860University of Dundee & CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
KANECTaThe use of ketamine as an anaesthetic during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for depression: does it improve treatment outcome?Chief Scientist Office - Scottish Government Health DirectorateApr 2011 – Apr 20141 month40CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
KATKnee Arthroplasty TrialNIHR-HTADec 1998 – June 202310–15 years2450CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
PIMSA randomised controlled trial comparing face-down and face-forward positioning after eye surgery for macular holes to see if this improves the rate of macular hole closureNIHR-HTAApr 2015 – Apr 20183 months192Queen Mary University London
SALVOA Randomised Controlled Trial of Intra-Operative Cell Salvage during Caesarean Section in Women at Risk of HaemorrhageNIHR-HTAOct 2012 – Oct 2016Until discharge3050Queen Mary University London
AcronymFull TitleFunderFunding start – end
(Month/Year)
Follow-up
Duration
Sample SizeTrial Received From
SUSPENDaUse of drug therapy in the management of symptomatic ureteric stones in hospitalised adults: a multicentre placebo controlled randomised trial of a calcium channel blocker (nifedipine) and an α-blocker (tamsulosin)NIHR-HTAJun 2010 – Oct 201412 weeks1200CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
TAGSTreatment of Advanced Glaucoma Study (TAGS): a multicentre randomised controlled trial comparing primary medical treatment with primary trabeculectomy for people with newly diagnosed advanced glaucomaNIHR-HTAJan 2014 – Jan 2020 a(LTFU - Dec 2023 not included)2 years440CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
TWICSaA randomised, double-blind placebo controlled trial of the effectiveness of low dose oral theophylline as an adjunct to inhaled corticosteroids in preventing exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseNIHR-HTAJuly 2013 – Dec 201712 months1424CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
ViDiFluCluster-randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of influenza and other respiratory infectionsNIHR - Programme Grants for Applied ResearchMar 2010 – Apr 2013 (LTP)12 months108 units, - approx. 3 participants per unitQueen Mary University London
VUETwo parallel randomised controlled trials of surgical options for upper compartment (vault or uterine) pelvic organ prolapseNIHR-HTANov 2012 – Jan 201812 months800CHaRT, University of Aberdeen
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