Reference website for Congenital Heart Diseases
Niakoro provides quick and easy access to the most rigorous and constantly updated information for professionals working with congenital heart disease, to help them better understand their causes, effects and treatments. It also includes a forum for affected patients and their families.
Created by a group of professionals interested in sharing information and practical resources which help in assisting patients with congenital or acquired heart diseases in children, adolescents and adults.
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Users can freely access some content without a subscription, but must be registered to access the forum and further content.
From the heart of the Andes to the hearts of children
The Uruguayan pediatric cardiologist who survived the terrible plane crash over the Andes in 1972, tells us about his book published in Spain in April 2017: "I had to survive" by Pablo Vierci and Roberto Canessa, and how he has dedicated his life to children with heart disease: ‘they help us to be better doctors and people.’
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