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First Coronary Intervention Register for Bulgaria was officially introduced 2009-11-04

First Coronary Intervention Register for Bulgaria is a project that was started on the 1 st of June 2009. The Register was also officially introduced during the Seminar – “Light Years in Medicine - First Bulgarian Coronary Intervention Register” held on 3 November 2009.

First Coronary Intervention Register is unique project created due to the successful partnership between Sopharma Trading Jsc. and Bulgarian Association of Interventional Cardiology. The project is part of the Social Responsible Program that Sopharma Trading conducts during 2009 and 2010.

The Seminar drew the attention of a large number of specialists in the cardiology, gastroenterology, oncology and other medical areas. Presentation regarding the main Register characteristics was made by. Nikolay Dimitrov AP from University Hospital Lozenetz.

First Coronary Intervention Register is a specific database that contains information about the Patient – history of disease, personal data, and concomitant conditions, risk factors, coronary interventions data – date and place of the implemented coronary stents as well as data regarding the final result of the entire procedure.

National Register of Coronary Interventions is created according to the accepted by the European Cardiology Association Standard.

Main aim of the Register is to evaluate the medical practice on every day basis, as well as to follow the quality of services of the medical center/operator related to achieved results and eventual complications.

Register application gives the opportunity epidemiologic researches on the National basis to be held.

The operation of the First Coronary Intervention Register gives transparency and opportunity for control of NHIF.

As a member of EU Bulgaria can not afford to lag behind form the Global and European tendencies for regulation of all activities in the heart-vascular diseases” said during the Seminar Mr. Dimitar Dimitrov, Executive Director of Sopharma Trading.

The core use of the Register would be most valuable only if all treated patients decide to participate in it. – commented in its presentation Nikolay Dimitrov AP.

After the successful implementation of the Register Bulgaria is the first country  with Unified  National Register in the Southeastern Europe.

Currently the Register includes 13 centers, as 1200 patients from Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Pleven, Veliko Tarnovo Yambol and Sandanski are filed there.

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