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CONTEXT GH replacement in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) children has well-defined benefits and risks and is used extensively worldwide. Its use in PWS adults has been limited by documentation of(More)
BACKGROUND Infants with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) show abnormalities of body composition. Children with PWS treated with growth hormone (GH) demonstrate improved body composition and motor skills.(More)
BACKGROUND Gaps in the literature exist regarding health-related quality of life (HRQOL) early after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) surgery. The purposes of our study were to describe HRQOL(More)
BACKGROUND Destination therapy left ventricular assist devices (DT LVADs) are being implanted in older adults on an increasing basis. Older patients have a higher risk for mortality and morbidity(More)
BACKGROUND The severity of pre-implantation heart failure may affect post-implantation health-related quality of life (HRQOL). The purpose of our study was to examine differences in HRQOL from before(More)