Chapter 24. Gynaecology and Infertility

  1. David Machin3,4,5,
  2. Simon Day6 and
  3. Sylvan Green7
  1. Siladitya Bhattacharya1 and
  2. Jill Mollison2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch24

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bhattacharya, S. and Mollison, J. (2006) Gynaecology and Infertility, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 4

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 6

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 7

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College Annexe, Linton Road, Oxford OX2 6UD, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167



  • gynaecology and infertility;
  • Quality of life (QOL) in clinical trials;
  • randomised clinical trial;
  • multiple arm parallel group;
  • allocation concealment


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Taxonomy of Clinical Trials

  • Trial Design

  • Performing an RCT

  • Conclusion

  • References