Natalia Belousova, a patient:
"The diagnosis of congenital heart diseases was made when I was three years old . The pediatrician noticed murmurs in my heart, but at that time there were no opportunity to perform advanced heart examination. That’s why the proper diagnosis wasn’t made and the reason wasn’t found.
After a while, I began to suffer from the pain in the chest, got tired very quickly and my head was dizzy. I’ve got the precise diagnosis only in 2005 when I came to the doctor...
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Anastasia Asyutina, Anya’s mom:
"This story started when the daughter was born. Before we could not imagine what challenges we would have to go through. When our daughter was born, doctors told us she had a congenital heart disease. We didn’t know about the disorder, the pregnancy was perfect, no one could recognize the most severe heart defect. It was diagnosed after Anya’s birth. We had to gain the courage, strength and patience.
We believed and hoped that she would survive that surgery....