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


Determining the sample size necessary to pass the tentative final monograph pre-operative skin preparation study requirements Abstract PDF
Daryl S. Paulson 169-173
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Review Articles

PROMIS® tools as endpoints in clinical trials: what should you know? A review of PROMIS® capabilities and the current regulatory space Abstract PDF
Huda Shalhoub, Matthew Reaney 174-179
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Clinical trial ethics in Turkey in the context of some expectations and predictions Abstract PDF
Nüket Örnek Büken 180-186
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Artificial intelligence in clinical research Abstract PDF
Veerabhadra Sanekal Nayak, Mohammed Saleem Khan, Bharat Kumar Shukla, Pranjal R. Chaturvedi 187-193
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Transformation in site monitoring practices through risk based monitoring Abstract PDF
Anubhav Khare 194-198
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Critical utility of e-solutions in risk based monitoring Abstract PDF
Pranjal R. Chaturvedi 199-202
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Original Research Articles

Effects of antenatal pelvic floor preparation techniques on the perineal integrity: a randomized controlled trial protocol Abstract PDF
Priscila Godoy Januário Martins Alves, Ricardo de Carvalho Cavalli, Daiane Munhoz Mira Bertacini, Patricia Driusso 203-209
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Develop and test a palliative care screening tool for rural patients with serious chronic illnesses: a study protocol Abstract PDF
Lufei Young, Kevin Kupzyk, Bob Parker, Amber McCall, Collene Hergott, Margaret Blagg 210-216
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Fenofibrate in the management of AbdoMinal aortic anEurysm (FAME)-2: the study protocol for a multi-centre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial Abstract PDF
Sophie E. Rowbotham, Bernie Bourke, Michael Bourke, Rene Jaeggi, Jason S. Jenkins, Joseph V. Moxon, Jenna L. Pinchbeck, Christopher M. Reid, Ramesh Velu, Jonathan Golledge 217-224
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Randomized clinical trial of a motivational interdisciplinary intervention based on the transtheoretical model of change for lifestyle modification in overweight/obese adolescents: MERC study protocol Abstract PDF
Fernanda A. Ribeiro, Raquel M. Boff, Ana M. P. Feoli, Andreia S. Gustavo, Márcio Vinícius Fagundes Donadio, Margareth S. Oliveira 225-232
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The effects of individual pelvic floor muscle training versus individual treatment with progression to group versus group training for women with stress urinary incontinence: protocol for a randomized controlled trial Abstract PDF
Vilena Barros de Figueiredo, Cristine Homsi Jorge Ferreira, Patrícia Driusso 233-237
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Assessment of clinical trials registered at clinical trial registry of India over past decade: an audit Abstract PDF
Shruti S Bhide, Firoz Tadvi, Mitesh Maurya, Sunil Bhojne, Pragya Chandrakar 238-243
Total views: 34
Efficacy of ormeloxifene in comparison to oral contraceptive pills in medical management of dysfunctional uterine bleeding Abstract PDF
Nirmala Jaget Lakkawar, Padma Alaganandam, S. Yasodha 244-249
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Common causes of vertigo and dizziness in Gujarat Abstract PDF
Mohan Bansal 250-253
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RADHIKa: Ratio-based analysis deriving basis for comparison of historical, parallel or interdependent reported ken of studies - a novel method for comparing interconnected and disconnected data sets Abstract PDF
Ashish Indani, Srinivas Reddy Boreddy, Tushar Deshpande 254-266
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Clinical evaluation of the Dr. Brain syrup in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and dementia: randomized, placebo controlled, single blinded clinical study Abstract PDF
Hardik R. Patel, Kalapi Patel, Mansi Patel, S. N. Gupta, Janmejay Patel, Payal Patel, Apurva Patel 267-273
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Print ISSN: 2349-3240, Online ISSN: 2349-3259
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