Spanish eye diseases register aims for nationwide coverage by end-2011
This article was originally published in Clinica
The Spanish national register for dystrophic retinal disease patients was launched today, immediately involving 15 hospitals, with plans for this to be increased to 100 by the end of 2010. The aim of its originators, the retinal diseases foundation (Fundaci�n Retina España) and the national society for the retina and vitreous body (SERV), is for it to be implemented across all public hospitals by the end of 2011. With a view to providing "important diagnostic and prognostic information", it will collate comprehensive clinical and genetic data and information related to the use of complementary diagnostic tests (www.clinica.co.uk, 18 May 2010).