Partnership for the heart. German-Estonian health project for the treatment of congenital heart defects in Estonia

Congenital heart defects (CHD) occur in 8 per 1000 live births. If they remain untreated, 70-80% of these patients die in early childhood. With modern diagnostic and treatment procedures, 90% of these patients reach adulthood. Within 8 years following reunification of Germany, it was possible to imp...

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Published in:Health policy (Amsterdam, Netherlands), Vol. 73, No. 2 (2005), p. 151-9
Main Author: Köhler, Friedrich
Other Involved Persons: Schierbaum, Clausjürgen ; Konertz, Wolfgang ; Schneider, Martin ; Kern, Hartmut ; Int, Eve ; Tael, Kristi ; Siigur, Urmas ; Kleinfeld, Klaus ; Bühlmeyer, Konrad ; Fotuhi, Parwis ; Winter, Stefan Frank
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 25.08.2005
Date Revised 15.11.2006
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
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