Depressive symptoms and early mortality following lung transplantation: A pilot study.

@article{Smith2017DepressiveSA,
  title={Depressive symptoms and early mortality following lung transplantation: A pilot study.},
  author={Patrick J Smith and James A. Blumenthal and Laurie D Snyder and Joseph Palackal Mathew and Michael T Durheim and Benson M. Hoffman and Sarah K. Rivelli and Scott MacKeen Palmer},
  journal={Clinical transplantation},
  year={2017},
  volume={31 2}
}
BACKGROUND Impaired psychological function is common among lung transplant candidates and may affect clinical outcomes following transplantation. Although numerous studies have examined the relationship between pretransplant depression, quality of life (QoL), and post-transplant outcomes, few have examined the relationship between depression and QoL shortly following transplantation and subsequent clinical outcomes. We therefore examined the association between depression, QoL, and short-term… CONTINUE READING

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