Welcome to the CERTAIN Research Network

A state-of-the-art European registry and academic research network for paediatric renal transplantation
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Development of the CERTAIN registry, the Cooperative European Paediatric Renal TransplAnt INitiative registry founded by the , aims to provide pertinent information on the short- and long-term outcome of paediatric renal allograft recipients for clinical research, quality assurance and improved patient care purposes.
CERTAIN features

Data exchange

It co-operates with institutions such as , , , (Kuratorium für Dialyse und Nierentransplantation e.V.) and (Deutsche Stiftung Organtransplantation), thus facilitating comprehensive data collection and reducing manual data input efforts of the participating clinicians.
CERTAIN interfaces

Analysis tool

Thanks to the large number of paediatric nephrology and transplantation centres involved, the registry will allow speedy collection of high-quality data needed for reliable scientific analysis.

Web application

The CERTAIN registry is realised as a state-of-the-art web application supporting not only the data entry and quality assurance process but also providing a 24/7 access to the saved data and real-time data analysis for the participating centres. For detailed information about the registry, please look at the resources section or contact the registry headquarters.


If you want to participate in our registry and use the system, please apply for a new user account. If your centre has been registered before, online registration is possible. If your centre is new to the CERTAIN registry and you want to join you need to download the user application form, fill it out and send it to the registry headquarters either via e-mail or fax as stated on the user registration form.

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