Biobank linked to SWEDEHEART quality registry—routine blood sample collection opens new opportunities for cardiovascular research

Tomasz Baron, Anna Beskow, Stefan James, Bertil Lindahl
2018 Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences  
High-quality biobanking within routine health services, through the use of existing health-care practices and infrastructure, with respect to safety and integrity of patients in line with the Swedish Biobank Act, enables large-scale collection of biological material at reasonable costs. Complementing the extensive information on myocardial infarction patients from a national registry gives unique opportunities for research focusing on better understanding of cardiovascular disease occurrence
more » ... sease occurrence and prognosis, developing of new diagnostic methods, and personalized treatments with greater efficacy and fewer side effects. ARTICLE HISTORY
doi:10.1080/03009734.2018.1498957 pmid:30251587 fatcat:hrtviqjr6vfixht37ubjc5sp3i