Patient privacy is important

Data submitted to the registry is identified by a registry number. Individual patients are not identified by the registry.

Downloaded information that is used for analyses will be securely stored in the Westmead Hospital Department of Renal Medicine Research Office.

The Australian Calciphylaxis Registry has been assessed by the Western Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee and has received that committee's approval. The participatiion of hospitals in other states has also been approved by their ethics committees.