The international registry infrastructure for cardiovascular device evaluation and surveillance Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Quality of Life


  • 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.

publication date

  • July 23, 2013



  • Article


Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1001/jama.2013.5209

PubMed ID

  • 23860981

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 257

end page

  • 9


  • 310


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