Published on:December 2016
    Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2016; 7(4):158-159
    Letter to editor | doi:10.5530/jcdr.2016.4.7

    Registry Disease Studies in Cardiology in India: The Need of the Hour


    Yeshwanth Rao Karkal,1 Devasia Tom,2 Ajit Singh,3 Prasad Narayana Shetty3

    1Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Melaka Manipal Medical College (MMMC), Manipal University, Manipal-576104.

    2Professor & Head, Department of Cardiology, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal-576104.

    3PhD Scholar, Deptartment of Cardiology, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal-576104.


    Sir, Research is an important goal of every academician and clinician. Research can be carried out in several different ways, examples include ‘clinical research’ i.e. double blind randomised placebo controlled clinical trials, ‘drug utilization studies’ i.e. the study of the utilization of drugs for the treatment of various communicable and non-communicable diseases, ‘qualitative studies’ i.e. a study used to gain an understanding of underlying reasons, opinions, and motivations. Apart from all these there is another important and interesting study known as ‘registry study’. Read more . . . .

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