Doctors getting ready for surgery, Wolfram Scheible für Nationales Register © Wolfram Scheible für Nationales Register

Medicine and Healthcare

Ideal lifelong care

Nationwide evaluation of care has started

Scientific name of the study

OptAHF: Optimizing care for children and adults with congenital heart disease
Nationwide evaluation of care and assessment of treatment of children and adults with congenital heart disease regarding its compliance with guidelines

How good is the health care provided to patients with congenital heart disease in Germany? Which risks and complications do occur? What is the role of consulting specialized centers? Within the scope of a comprehensive healthcare survey, OptAHF seeks to find answers to these questions.

In charge of the project:

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Gerhard-Paul Diller, UKM © UKM

    Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Gerhard-Paul Diller

    Gerhard-Paul Diller is a senior physician and a specialist in internal medicine and cardiology with additional qualification in ACHD (adult congenital heart disease). He practices at the Klinik für Kardiologie III: Center for Congenital and Acquired Heart Defects (EMAH) at the University Hospital Münster. He is a Visiting Professor at the Imperial College London. More

    Universitätsklinikum Münster
    Klinik für Kardiologie III: Angeborene Herzfehler (EMAH) und Klappenerkrankungen

    Albert-Schweitzer-Campus 1
    48149 Münster

Contact person:

  • Dr. med. Ulrike Bauer, Wolfram Scheible für Nationales Register © Wolfram Scheible für Nationales Register

    Dr. med. Ulrike Bauer

    Ulrike Bauer is the Scientific Managing Director of the National Register for Congenital Heart Defects and the Competence Network for Congenital Heart Defects. More

    Kompetenznetz Angeborene Herzfehler e. V.
    Netzwerkzentrale

    Augustenburger Platz 1
    13353 Berlin

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