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Sharing stories: Heleni

In this video, we meet Heleni who has two autosomal dominant inheritance conditions: one inherited from each her parents.

In this video, we hear the story of Heleni, who has been diagnosed with two autosomal dominant conditions: multiple epiphyseal dysplasia (MED) inherited from her mother and a genetic condition characterised by vascular malformation, inherited from her father.

This is an open-access course and the families and patients who have kindly contributed to this course will also have access to your comments.

Talking point

What are your personal or professional views and experiences on “holistic” healthcare?

Is this something we should all be aspiring to or is it better that we are treated by a doctor who knows a great deal about a narrow aspect of medicine; a “super-specialist”? Or, are the two not mutually exclusive?

Many thanks to Heleni for taking part in our course.

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