Health-related quality of life and family function following pediatric liver transplantation.

@article{Alonso2008HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life and family function following pediatric liver transplantation.},
  author={E Montecatine Alonso and Katie Neighbors and Franca B. Barton and S Mcdiarmid and Stephen P. Dunn and George V Mazariegos and Jeanne M. Landgraf and John C Bucuvalas},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          460-8
        }
}
This multicenter study compared health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and family function of pediatric liver transplant recipients to those of healthy children to determine if this population differed from a healthy population and to distinguish which pretransplant and posttransplant factors impact HRQOL and family function. HRQOL data from 102 patients achieving 2-year survival were collected with the Infant Toddler Quality of Life Instrument or the Child Health Questionnaire Parent Form 50… CONTINUE READING

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