Condition category
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
10/03/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Andrew Drakely

ORCID ID

Contact details

Liverpool Women's Hospital
Crown Street
Liverpool
L8 7SS
United Kingdom
+44 0151 708 8899

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0128117383

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. To determine whether ultrasound guidance improves pregnancy and implantation rates significantly.
2. To assess the effect of ultrasound on patients and caregivers satisfaction.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

In vitro fertilisation (IVF)

Intervention

1. Ultrasound-guided embryo transfer
2. Non-ultrasound-guided embryo transfer

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Successful pregnancy outcome

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

20/10/2002

Overall trial end date

23/10/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

All women having embryo transfer will have access to participation:
1. Women less than 38 years old receiving fresh embryos
2. Women less than 38 years old receiving frozen embryos
3. Women greater than 38 years old receiving fresh embryos
4. Women greater than 38 years old receiving frozen embryos

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Female

Target number of participants

2000

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not comply with above inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

20/10/2002

Recruitment end date

23/10/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Liverpool Women's Hospital
Liverpool
L8 7SS
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Liverpool Womens Hospital NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18325883

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Drakeley AJ, Jorgensen A, Sklavounos J, Aust T, Gazvani R, Williamson P, Kingsland CR, A randomized controlled clinical trial of 2295 ultrasound-guided embryo transfers., Hum. Reprod., 2008, 23, 5, 1101-1106, doi: 10.1093/humrep/den064.

Additional files

Editorial Notes