Edinburgh Clinical Trials


The aim of the study is to determine what proportion of women with suspected SPE undergoing diagnostic laparoscopy will agree to randomisation to either surgical treatment of SPE or diagnostic laparoscopy alone

Chief Investigator: Professor Andrew Horne 

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Number and location of participating sites (by region/ country):

UK – 4 Scottish sites, NHS Lothian, NHS Grampian, NHS Tayside, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


Funder: CSO

Start and End date

Of grant award:  01 August 2019 – 30 May 2020

Of recruitment: N/A


Current Status: Paused due to COVID-19


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Sponsors:  University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT / NHS Lothian and University of Edinburgh


Chief Investigator:  Prof Andrew Horne, Andrew.horne@ed.ac.uk

Trial manager:  Ann Doust, ann.doust@ed.ac.uk


ECTU Involvement: Database, randomisation service and statistics