UGIR promotes the Swedish Patient Registry for population based clinical research

Jesper Lagergren, PI of the UGIR SIMSAM node, highlights the Patient Registry of the National Board of Health and Welfare as a resourced to be used more extensively when performing clinical surgical research in Sweden. The importance of close collaboration between surgeon scientists, epidemiologists and biostatisticians with special knowledege in register-based research is emphasized.

Link to "Svensk kirurgi" where the article can be downloaded.