In this video, cardiologist Dr Judith Cuypers discusses patients with congenital heart defects. Thanks to the introduction of surgical techniques, their life expectancy has dramatically improved. This has shifted the focus of care from survival to quality of life. For example, can you play sports with a heart defect and what about getting pregnant?
What causes obesity, how does it lead to illness, and how does one tailor treatment to a patient’s personal situation? These are questions that the Obesity Center CGG at Erasmus MC is looking to answer.
The mission of Dr. Julie Nonnekens and Dr. Laura Mezzanotte is to to directly and non-invasively visualize and quantify structure and function within living cells and organisms. In this lecture they explain how and why they do this.