Adult right-lobe living liver donors: quality of life, attitudes and predictors of donor outcomes.

@article{DuBay2009AdultRL,
  title={Adult right-lobe living liver donors: quality of life, attitudes and predictors of donor outcomes.},
  author={Derek DuBay and Susan Holtzman and Lesley D Adcock and Susan E. Abbey and Sarah A Greenwood and Cailin Macleod and Arash Kashfi and Mathew Jacob and Eberhard Ludwig Renner and David Grant and Gary A. Levy and George Therapondos},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={1169-78}
}
To refine selection criteria for adult living liver donors and improve donor quality of care, risk factors for poor postdonation health-related quality of life (HRQOL) must be identified. This cross-sectional study examined donors who underwent a right hepatectomy at the University of Toronto between 2000 and 2007 (n = 143), and investigated predictors of (1) physical and mental health postdonation, as well as (2) willingness to participate in the donor process again. Participants completed a… CONTINUE READING