One in every hundred babies is born with a heart defect – there are currently around 300,000 people in Germany living with this condition. However, having a congenital heart defect can sometimes present major challenges, and it certainly throws up a lot of questions. How resilient is someone who has a heart defect? Can they have children despite their condition? And are heart defects curable?
Corience is an information portal dedicated to congenital heart defects, which aims to help answer such questions. The website provides independent information on the different heart malformations that can occur, their treatment, and how to live with a heart defect. In-depth reports, personal stories, interviews with experts and background articles all provide practical hints and tips to make living with the condition a little easier. On our Patients page, we’ve collated a list of topics that are dealt with on the Corience website.