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Exercise Capacity and Sports

A Different Kind of Suffering: Young Men with Congenital Heart Disease

Fitness is Rated High

Scientific name of the study

LESSIE: Quality of Life and Social Situation of Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

Especially in young adulthood, men with congenital heart disease experience distress from physical limitations to a higher degree than their female peers. This is one of the results yielded by the LESSIE-study which was carried out within the scope of the Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects.

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