International Journal of Clinical Trials

International Journal of Clinical Trials (IJCT) is an open access, international, peer-reviewed journal that encompasses all aspects of clinical trials. The journal's full text is available online at The journal allows free access to its contents, offers a way to make data both freely available and highly visible worldwide; this will benefit the impact of your publication. International Journal of Clinical Trials is dedicated to publishing articles on clinical trial methodology as well as protocols, commentaries and results papers. International Journal of Clinical Trials (IJCT) is one of the fastest communication journals and articles are published online within short time after acceptance of manuscripts, this will benefit the societies by getting faster access to your clinical trial results. The journal has a broad coverage for articles are clinical trial methodology, traditional results papers, regulatory aspects of clinical trial, research ethics, clinical trial management, clinical data management and biostatistics. The journal has unrestricted space and takes advantage of all the technical possibilities available for electronic publishing. It is published quarterly and available in print and online version. International Journal of Clinical Trials (IJCT) complies with the uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals, issued by the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors.

Print ISSN: 2349-3240

Online ISSN: 2349-3259

Publisher: Medip Academy

DOI prefix: 10.18203

Medip Academy is a member of Publishers International Linking Association, Inc. (PILA), which operates CrossRef (DOI)


Manuscript Submission

International Journal of Clinical Trials accepts manuscript submissions through Online Submissions:

About the Journal > Online Submissions

Registration and login are required to submit items online and to check the status of current submissions.

If you find any difficulty in online submission of your manuscript, please contact editor at



The correct abbreviation for abstracting and indexing purposes is Int J Clin Trials.

Abstracting and Indexing information

The journal is indexed with Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region (WHO), JournalTOCs, Index Copernicus, CrossRef, Index Scholar, Journal Index, Google Scholar, J-Gate, Directory of Science, eJManager and ResearchBib.

Index Copernicus Value: 85.79 (ICV 2014: 85.79)

Advantages to publish in the International Journal of Clinical Trials

  • Prompt review and rapid publication
  • DOI (Digital Object Identifiers) for each article: The assignment of DOI names through the international registration agency (CrossRef), recognizes published data as a first-class research output in the scientific world, Increase the acceptance of research data as legitimately citable contribution to the scientific record.
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Indexing: International Journal of Clinical Trials is indexed with Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region (WHO), JournalTOCs, Index Copernicus, CrossRef, Index Scholar, Journal Index, Google Scholar, J-Gate, Directory of Science, eJManager and ResearchBib. International Journal of Clinical Trials will apply to be indexed in other relevant databases and repositories in the future, where appropriate.
  • Archiving: International Journal of Clinical Trials utilizes the LOCKSS (Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. The LOCKSS Program, based at Stanford University Libraries, provides libraries and publishers with open source digital preservation tools to preserve and provide access to persistent and authoritative digital content. In addition, authors publishing with International Journal of Clinical Trials are encouraged to self-archive final published version of the articles on a website, institutional repository or any other OAI-compliant institutional/subject-based repository, immediately on publication.



Fast track publication


Fast track publication service is provided to shorten the time to decision and publication. Authors if they wish can have their article published as Online First (Articles in Press) within 2 weeks of manuscript submission (Conditional to acceptance and author does prompt corrections).

Online First (Articles in Press) Articles are accepted, peer reviewed manuscripts, and are citable by the digital object identifier (DOI) assigned at the time of online publication.
(For example, PubMed Style: D’souza AS, Samuel CJ, Katumalla FS, Gupta G, Goyal S. A randomized comparison between misoprostol and dinoprostone for cervical ripening and labor induction in patients with unfavorable cervices. Int J Reprod Contracept Obstet Gynecol. doi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20150678).

If you wish to use fast track publication service, please submit your manuscript and write to editor with manuscript ID at or call the editorial office: +91-7567260799.

Posted: 2015-09-12
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Table of Contents

Review Articles

A review of first-in-human small molecule oncology clinical trials Abstract PDF
Daniel Greenwood, Ian Stratford, Steven Booth 77-88
Total views: 193

Original Research Articles

Implementation of quality and risk management strategies in wound care trials Abstract PDF
Brianna M. Krafcik, Marina Malikova 89-97
Total views: 69
Assessing the relationship between brain tissue oxygenation and neurological dysfunction in critically ill patients: study protocol Abstract PDF
Michael D. Wood, David Maslove, John Muscedere, Stephen H. Scott, Andrew Day, J. Gordon Boyd 98-105
Total views: 98
Results of a nine month home-based physical activity intervention for people living with HIV Abstract PDF
Jason R. Jaggers, Joanna M. Sneed, R.L. Felipe Lobelo, Gregory A. Hand, Wesley D. Dudgeon, Vivek K. Prasad, Stephanie Burgess, Steven N. Blair 106-119
Total views: 96
A multicenter, prospective, randomized study protocol to demonstrate the superiority of a bone-anchored prosthesis for anular closure used in conjunction with limited discectomy to limited discectomy alone for primary lumbar disc herniation Abstract PDF
Peter Douglas Klassen, Robert Hes, Gerrit Joan Bouma, Sandro Eustacchio, Martin Barth, Adisa Kursumovic, Senol Jadik, Volkmar Heidecke, Richard Bostelmann, Claudius Thomé, Peter Vajkoczy, Hans Peter Köhler, Javier Fandino, Richard Assaker, Erik Van de Kelft, Susanne Fröhlich, Wimar van den Brink, Jason Perrin, Jasper Wolfs, Mark Arts, Frederic Martens 120-131
Total views: 100
A study of submental intubation for anaesthesia in patients with faciomaxillary injuries Abstract PDF
Geeta A. Patkar, Nilam Dharma Virkar, Anusha M. S., Bharati Anil Tendolkar 132-139
Total views: 83
Comparison between high dose hyperbaric Bupivacaine (12.5 mg) alone versus low dose hyperbaric Bupivacaine (7.5 mg) with Fentanyl (25 µg) in spinal anaesthesia for inguinal hernia surgery Abstract PDF
Manish B. Kotwani, Kanchan Rupwate, Prashanth Shivananda, Jyoti Magar 140-146
Total views: 67
Clinical evaluation of polyherbal formulation (Uricare Tablet) in benign prostatic hyperplasia: randomized, placebo controlled, single blinded clinical study Abstract PDF
Hardik R. Patel, Manish Patel, Mansi M. Patel, Janmjay H. Patel, Payal G. Patel, Apurva N. Patel 147-154
Total views: 70
An analysis of clinical trials registered with CTRI in India from 2007 to 2015 Abstract PDF
Vihang S. Chawan, Sagar V. Badwane, Kalpesh V. Gawand, Maheshi U. Chhaya 155-158
Total views: 83
Bioclinical stress of Rogor pesticide in the fish Amphipnous cuchia Abstract PDF
Brijendra Pratap Mishra, Mohan Lal Kanojia, Sajjan Lal Verma, Jhansi Lakshmi Lingidi 159-164
Total views: 48
A study on antibacterial effect of grape seed extracts in common clinical and drug resistant isolates Abstract PDF
Mohanakrishnan Kandasamy, Sowmya Nasimuddin, Jeevan Malayan, Nithyalakshmi J, Sumathi Gnanadesikan, Mayuri Chandrasekar 165-168
Total views: 77
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Print ISSN: 2349-3240, Online ISSN: 2349-3259
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