“We are extremely glad that there are all these possibilities now.”

Four-year-old Amelie was born with a univentricular heart, a severe heart defect. She lives with her family in Wardenburg, Germany …

“Individuals with a heart defect can develop a kind of resilience – you can call it fighting spirit.”

Elisabeth Utens has found out that most adults with congenital heart defects make good use of their abilities, lead normal lives and are happy …

“We are one continent and
we can work together.”

Professor András Szatmári established the Hungarian Centre for Paediatric Cardiology in Budapest. He talked to us about the difficulties and successes of his work ...

Scar Worries

How I started to feel more comfortable with my scar.
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So how are you?

Congenital heart defects and quality of life. Read on...

Pulse oximetry

How critical heart defects in newborns are detected at an early stage. Read on...

Being left alone.

Siblings of children with a congenital heart disease can often feel neglected.
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Almost like any other siblings

Everyday life can have its challenges with two heart children.
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