Frailty Phenotypes, Disability, and Outcomes in Adult Candidates for Lung Transplantation.

@article{Singer2015FrailtyPD,
  title={Frailty Phenotypes, Disability, and Outcomes in Adult Candidates for Lung Transplantation.},
  author={Jonathan P Singer and Joshua Matthew Diamond and Cynthia J Gries and Jamiela McDonnough and Paul David Blanc and Rupal Jaydip Shah and Monica Y Dean and Beverly Hersh and Paul J Wolters and Sofya Tokman and Selim Mehmet Arcasoy and Kristy Ramphal and John R Greenland and Nancy Smith and Pricilla Heffernan and Lori Shah and Pavan Shrestha and Jeffrey Alan Golden and Nancy P Blumenthal and Debbie Yan Qun Huang and Joshua R. Sonett and Steven Hays and Michelle Oyster and Patricia P. Katz and Hilary A Robbins and Melanie Brown and Lorriana Elizabeth Leard and Jasleen Kukreja and Matthew Bacchetta and Errol L Bush and Frank D'ovidio and Melanie Rushefski and Kashif Raza and Jason D. Christie and David J. Lederer},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={192 11},
  pages={1325-34}
}
RATIONALE Frailty is associated with morbidity and mortality in abdominal organ transplantation but has not been examined in lung transplantation. OBJECTIVES To examine the construct and predictive validity of frailty phenotypes in lung transplant candidates. METHODS In a multicenter prospective cohort, we measured frailty with the Fried Frailty Phenotype (FFP) and Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB). We evaluated construct validity through comparisons with conceptually related… CONTINUE READING
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