Registration projects in health and health care
The Belgian registry of primary immunodeficiencies is part of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies online database. THE aim of the registry is to establish PID disease burdon in Europe, to have epidemiologie data available to study PID but also to help in developing new diagnostic and Therapeutics strategies.
Description of overall objectiveTo contribute to the early detection of clinical and virological signals of severity in periods of epidemic or pandemic influenza. Description of specific objectives 1) To collect data about severe cases of influenza through a network of 6 sentinel hospitals ; 2) In the course of an epidemic or a pandemic, to detect signals of severity, to rate the severity of the epidemic, and to update the annual risk assessment accordingly; 3) To describe genotypic and phenotypic characteristics (type, subtype, genetic mutations, antiviral susceptibility) of influenza...
Osseo-integrated prostheses involve direct contact between the titanium implant and the bone. They provide an alternative for patients who cannot use conventional socket prostheses, because of recurrent skin infections, ulceration in the socket contact area, a short residual limb or extensive skin grafting.
For a well-defined group of patients, this type of prostheses has proven to be efficient and safe. Hence, the commission de remboursement des implants et des dispositifs medicaux invasifs (CRIDMI) of the RIZIV-INAMI recently decided to reimburse osseo-integrated...