The Malaysian Gastrointestinal (MGIR) is a service supported by the Ministry of Health (MOH) to collect information about cardiovascular and thoracic surgery in Malaysia, which will enable us to know the incidence of cardiovascular and thoracic disease, and to evaluate its risk factors and treatment in the country.

The MGIR was established to achieve nation-wide cardiovascular and thoracic surgery database. The database refers to the ongoing systematic collection, analysis and interpretation of cardiovascular and thoracic disease data essential to the planning, implementation and evaluation of clinical and public health services, closely integrated with dissemination of these data to those who need to know.


The MGIR is sponsored by the Ministry of Health Malaysia and co-sponsored by […]. The Clinical Research Centre (CRC) is providing the technical support in the form of clinical epidemiology expertise.

The objectives of the MGIR are to: