Liver transplantation and health-related quality of life: scoring differences between men and women.

@article{Cowling2004LiverTA,
  title={Liver transplantation and health-related quality of life: scoring differences between men and women.},
  author={Terianne Cowling and Linda W. Jennings and Robert Michael Goldstein and Edmund Q. Sanchez and Srinath Chinnakotla and Goran B. G. Klintmalm and Marlon F. Levy},
  journal={Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International Liver Transplantation Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={88-96}
}
Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is the treatment of choice for end-stage liver disease of various etiologies. Its use, however, remains limited due to the scarcity of donor organs. Measures to assess health-related quality of life (HRQOL) are increasingly being implemented to examine the efficacy of medical therapies involving scarce resources. HRQOL was assessed and compared between 88 male and 61 female patients before and after liver transplantation. Data were gathered from subjects… CONTINUE READING

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