About the Norwegian Cardiovascular Disease Registry
The Norwegian Cardiovascular Disease Registry is a registry of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Here is a short description of what is registered.
What is registered?
Information about people with cardiovascular diseases who have been in contact with the specialist health service (taken from the Norwegian Patient Register).
- Norwegian patient registry - Directorate of Health
Information about causes of death for people with cardiovascular diseases (taken from the Cause of Death Registry).
Information about treatment and results from the specialist health service is obtained from national medical quality registries for cardiovascular diseases. The medical quality registries contain more detailed information about certain types of cardiovascular diseases or their treatments.
- National Register for Ablation Treatment and Electrophysiology in Norway - AblaNor
- Norwegian Heart Attack Register
- Norwegian Cardiac Surgery Register
- Norwegian Stroke Register
- Norwegian Cardiac Arrest Register
- Norwegian Heart Failure Register
- Norwegian Vascular Surgery Register - NORKAR
- Norwegian Register for Invasive Cardiology - NORIC
The following information is recorded
- Information about the identity of the person
- Information about consultations and admissions to the specialist health service for diseases and symptoms related to cardiovascular diseases. Examples of such information can be the date of admission and diagnoses on discharge and information about what health care has been provided.
- Information on the cause of death for people who have been in contact with the specialist health service before the death, or who died of a cardiovascular disease.