Health-related quality of life among patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.

@article{Cleary1991HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life among patients undergoing percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty.},
  author={Paul D. Cleary and Arnold M. Epstein and Gerry Ann Oster and Graham Morrissey and William B. Stason and S Debussey and John R. Plachetka and Mildred Zimmerman},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={
          939-50
        }
}
A randomized clinical trial was recently conducted to investigate whether a new antiplatelet agent could prevent restenosis in patients who had undergone percutaneous transluminal coronary artery angioplasty (PTCA). Approximately 1,200 patients were enrolled at 13 separate clinical sites. To assess the impact of this intervention on health-related quality of life, a patient questionnaire for telephone administration was developed. This questionnaire focused attention on several specific… CONTINUE READING

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