The international registry infrastructure for cardiovascular device evaluation and surveillance

Art Sedrakyan, Danica Marinac-Dabic, David R. Holmes

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Modeling after the orthopedic ICOR initiative, a global consortium of cardiovascular device registries has great potential to improve the public health, facilitate and strengthen regulatory processes, and advance clinical practice using innovative approaches. The exploration of the new International Consortium of Cardiovascular Registries focusedonthenovel technology of TAVR has multiple potential scalable positive outcomes for a larger cardiovascular initiative. The initiative may improve collaboration of the different stakeholders and enhance efficiency of registries and could facilitate the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of new devices and approaches, thereby reaching the goal of harnessing the global knowledge.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-258
Number of pages2
JournalJAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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