Perspectives

Rationale and design of the ISACS-TC (International Survey of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Transitional Countries) project

Raffaele Bugiardini, Lina Badimon, Olivia Manfrini, Sergei Boytsov, Knežević Božidarka, Irfan Daullxhiu, Mirza Dilic, Maria Dorobantu, Andreis Erglis, Valery Gafarov, Christopher P. Gale, Eva Goncalvesova, Asen Goudev, Olivja Gustiene, Alistair Hall, Irena Karpova, Sasko Kedev, Nicolay Manak, Davor Miličić, Miograd Ostojic & 66 others Alexander N. Parkhomenko, Mihail Popovici, Martin Studenkan, K. Tóth, Dijana Trninić, Zorana Vasiljevic, Ilja Zakke, Remigijus Zaliunas, Viola Vaccarino, Assen Goudev, Andrejs Erglis, Remigius Zaliunas, Olivija Gustiene, Bozidarka Knezevic, Maria Dorubantu, Miodrag Ojstoic, Martin Studencan, Nicoly Manak, Milica Lovric, Robert Korać, Dragana Mandic, Vlado Vujović, Milan Blagojević, Jovana Milekić, Elina Trendafilova, Desislava Somleva, Ljiljana Krivokapic, Gordana Rajovic, Omer Šahmanović, Mirko Saranovic, Colovic Radoman, Slavica Cvijovic Tomic, Vujica Ljubic, Milan Velickovic, Sonja Radojicic, Catalina Arsenescu-Georfescu, Smaranda Garbea, Capalneanu Radu, Dan Olinic, Pop Calin, Alexandru Chifor, Katalin Babes, Dan Dominic Lonescu, Elvira Craiu, Hie Petrescu, Ionescu Magda, Serban Luminita, Imre Benedek, Sorin Marinescu, Nanea Tiberiu, Gabriela Gheorghe, Ion Malaescu, Nicolae Trocan, Dimulescu Doina, Biljana Putnikovic, Aleksandra Arandjelovic, Natasa Markovic Nikolic, Marija Zdravkovic, Jelena Saric, Slavica Radovanovic, Irena Matic, Nebojsad Srbljak, Goran Davidovic, Stefan Simovic, Sinisa Zivkovic, Slavenka Petkovic-Curic

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Abstract

During the past 10 years, the health of people in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union has undergone changes very different from the health patterns seen in their Western counterparts. Mortality from cardiovascular disease has been decreasing continuously in the USA and many Western European countries, but it has increased or remained unchanged in many of the states of Eastern Europe. Analysis of this phenomenon has been hindered by insufficient information. The International Registry of Acute Coronary Syndromes registry study in Transitional Countries (ISACS-TC) is both a retrospective - over a 1-year period - and prospective study which was designed in order to obtain data of patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) in countries with economy in transition in Central and Eastern Europe, and herewith control and optimize internationally guideline recommended therapies in these countries. Adhesion to the project was given by 112 Collaborating Centres in 17 countries with economy in transition (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarius, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine). A total of 47 cluster sites in 11 countries in Central and Eastern Europe are currently collaborating in ISACS-TC. The registry encourages optimal individualization of evidence-based therapies and the international patient body ensures good representation of multiple practice patterns. It may help to make an additional improvement in clinical outcomes of countries with economy in transition.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Heart Journal, Supplement
Volume16
Issue numberSUPPL.A
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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Keywords

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Cardiac catheterization and procedures
  • Evidence-based secondary prevention therapy

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Perspectives : Rationale and design of the ISACS-TC (International Survey of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Transitional Countries) project. / Bugiardini, Raffaele; Badimon, Lina; Manfrini, Olivia; Boytsov, Sergei; Božidarka, Knežević; Daullxhiu, Irfan; Dilic, Mirza; Dorobantu, Maria; Erglis, Andreis; Gafarov, Valery; Gale, Christopher P.; Goncalvesova, Eva; Goudev, Asen; Gustiene, Olivja; Hall, Alistair; Karpova, Irena; Kedev, Sasko; Manak, Nicolay; Miličić, Davor; Ostojic, Miograd; Parkhomenko, Alexander N.; Popovici, Mihail; Studenkan, Martin; Tóth, K.; Trninić, Dijana; Vasiljevic, Zorana; Zakke, Ilja; Zaliunas, Remigijus; Vaccarino, Viola; Goudev, Assen; Erglis, Andrejs; Zaliunas, Remigius; Gustiene, Olivija; Knezevic, Bozidarka; Dorubantu, Maria; Ojstoic, Miodrag; Studencan, Martin; Manak, Nicoly; Lovric, Milica; Korać, Robert; Mandic, Dragana; Vujović, Vlado; Blagojević, Milan; Milekić, Jovana; Trendafilova, Elina; Somleva, Desislava; Krivokapic, Ljiljana; Rajovic, Gordana; Šahmanović, Omer; Saranovic, Mirko; Radoman, Colovic; Tomic, Slavica Cvijovic; Ljubic, Vujica; Velickovic, Milan; Radojicic, Sonja; Arsenescu-Georfescu, Catalina; Garbea, Smaranda; Radu, Capalneanu; Olinic, Dan; Calin, Pop; Chifor, Alexandru; Babes, Katalin; Lonescu, Dan Dominic; Craiu, Elvira; Petrescu, Hie; Magda, Ionescu; Luminita, Serban; Benedek, Imre; Marinescu, Sorin; Tiberiu, Nanea; Gheorghe, Gabriela; Malaescu, Ion; Trocan, Nicolae; Doina, Dimulescu; Putnikovic, Biljana; Arandjelovic, Aleksandra; Nikolic, Natasa Markovic; Zdravkovic, Marija; Saric, Jelena; Radovanovic, Slavica; Matic, Irena; Srbljak, Nebojsad; Davidovic, Goran; Simovic, Stefan; Zivkovic, Sinisa; Petkovic-Curic, Slavenka.

In: European Heart Journal, Supplement, Vol. 16, No. SUPPL.A, 01.2014.

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Bugiardini, R, Badimon, L, Manfrini, O, Boytsov, S, Božidarka, K, Daullxhiu, I, Dilic, M, Dorobantu, M, Erglis, A, Gafarov, V, Gale, CP, Goncalvesova, E, Goudev, A, Gustiene, O, Hall, A, Karpova, I, Kedev, S, Manak, N, Miličić, D, Ostojic, M, Parkhomenko, AN, Popovici, M, Studenkan, M, Tóth, K, Trninić, D, Vasiljevic, Z, Zakke, I, Zaliunas, R, Vaccarino, V, Goudev, A, Erglis, A, Zaliunas, R, Gustiene, O, Knezevic, B, Dorubantu, M, Ojstoic, M, Studencan, M, Manak, N, Lovric, M, Korać, R, Mandic, D, Vujović, V, Blagojević, M, Milekić, J, Trendafilova, E, Somleva, D, Krivokapic, L, Rajovic, G, Šahmanović, O, Saranovic, M, Radoman, C, Tomic, SC, Ljubic, V, Velickovic, M, Radojicic, S, Arsenescu-Georfescu, C, Garbea, S, Radu, C, Olinic, D, Calin, P, Chifor, A, Babes, K, Lonescu, DD, Craiu, E, Petrescu, H, Magda, I, Luminita, S, Benedek, I, Marinescu, S, Tiberiu, N, Gheorghe, G, Malaescu, I, Trocan, N, Doina, D, Putnikovic, B, Arandjelovic, A, Nikolic, NM, Zdravkovic, M, Saric, J, Radovanovic, S, Matic, I, Srbljak, N, Davidovic, G, Simovic, S, Zivkovic, S & Petkovic-Curic, S 2014, 'Perspectives: Rationale and design of the ISACS-TC (International Survey of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Transitional Countries) project', European Heart Journal, Supplement, vol. 16, no. SUPPL.A. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/sut002
Bugiardini, Raffaele ; Badimon, Lina ; Manfrini, Olivia ; Boytsov, Sergei ; Božidarka, Knežević ; Daullxhiu, Irfan ; Dilic, Mirza ; Dorobantu, Maria ; Erglis, Andreis ; Gafarov, Valery ; Gale, Christopher P. ; Goncalvesova, Eva ; Goudev, Asen ; Gustiene, Olivja ; Hall, Alistair ; Karpova, Irena ; Kedev, Sasko ; Manak, Nicolay ; Miličić, Davor ; Ostojic, Miograd ; Parkhomenko, Alexander N. ; Popovici, Mihail ; Studenkan, Martin ; Tóth, K. ; Trninić, Dijana ; Vasiljevic, Zorana ; Zakke, Ilja ; Zaliunas, Remigijus ; Vaccarino, Viola ; Goudev, Assen ; Erglis, Andrejs ; Zaliunas, Remigius ; Gustiene, Olivija ; Knezevic, Bozidarka ; Dorubantu, Maria ; Ojstoic, Miodrag ; Studencan, Martin ; Manak, Nicoly ; Lovric, Milica ; Korać, Robert ; Mandic, Dragana ; Vujović, Vlado ; Blagojević, Milan ; Milekić, Jovana ; Trendafilova, Elina ; Somleva, Desislava ; Krivokapic, Ljiljana ; Rajovic, Gordana ; Šahmanović, Omer ; Saranovic, Mirko ; Radoman, Colovic ; Tomic, Slavica Cvijovic ; Ljubic, Vujica ; Velickovic, Milan ; Radojicic, Sonja ; Arsenescu-Georfescu, Catalina ; Garbea, Smaranda ; Radu, Capalneanu ; Olinic, Dan ; Calin, Pop ; Chifor, Alexandru ; Babes, Katalin ; Lonescu, Dan Dominic ; Craiu, Elvira ; Petrescu, Hie ; Magda, Ionescu ; Luminita, Serban ; Benedek, Imre ; Marinescu, Sorin ; Tiberiu, Nanea ; Gheorghe, Gabriela ; Malaescu, Ion ; Trocan, Nicolae ; Doina, Dimulescu ; Putnikovic, Biljana ; Arandjelovic, Aleksandra ; Nikolic, Natasa Markovic ; Zdravkovic, Marija ; Saric, Jelena ; Radovanovic, Slavica ; Matic, Irena ; Srbljak, Nebojsad ; Davidovic, Goran ; Simovic, Stefan ; Zivkovic, Sinisa ; Petkovic-Curic, Slavenka. / Perspectives : Rationale and design of the ISACS-TC (International Survey of Acute Coronary Syndromes in Transitional Countries) project. In: European Heart Journal, Supplement. 2014 ; Vol. 16, No. SUPPL.A.
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