Application of thanatos in creating thyroid cancer registry

Tomislav Plasaj, Mirna Lechpammer, Dalibor Šimunović, Ivan Cyjetko, Marija Strnad, Zvonko Kusić, Mladen Belicza

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The aim of this paper is to present the practical results of processing data from biopsy findings by Thanatos the Information System developed for Department of Clinical Patology Sisters of Mercy University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia. After completing the Thyroid Cancer Registry which is a part of the Hospital Cancer Registry we are able to make distribution of histological representation of each type od thyroid cancer. From age distribution at diagnosis advansed informations are gained souch as increasing of average age for patients with follicular cancer. By comparing data from our Thyroid Cancer Registry wiht Croatian Cancer Registry for follow up purposes it is possible to calculate 5-year survival rate. We expected that all these advanced informations will makes possible to better predict behavior of thyroid diseases and to use more efficient prevention or cure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
Event15th Congress on Medical Informatics Europe, MIE 1999 - Ljubljana, Slovenia
Duration: Aug 22 1999Aug 26 1999


Other15th Congress on Medical Informatics Europe, MIE 1999


  • information system
  • pathology
  • thyroid cancer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management


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