Opportunities and challenges in linking information across databases in pediatric cardiovascular medicine.


Journal Article

Multicenter databases are increasingly utilized in pediatric cardiovascular research. In this review, we discuss the rational for using these types of data sources, provide several examples of how large datasets have been utilized in clinical research, and describe different mechanisms for linking databases to enable studies not possible with individual datasets alone.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Pasqual, SK; Li, JS; Jacobs, ML; Shah, SS; Jacobs, JP

Published Date

  • January 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 21 - 24

PubMed ID

  • 23671377

Pubmed Central ID

  • 23671377

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1058-9813

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ppedcard.2011.12.004


  • eng