Long-term health status and quality of life outcomes of lung transplant recipients.

  title={Long-term health status and quality of life outcomes of lung transplant recipients.},
  author={Cynthia R. Gross and Kay Savik and Ralph Morton Bolman and Marshall I. Hertz},
  volume={108 6},
STUDY OBJECTIVE Health status and quality of life (QOL) in lung transplant candidates and recipients were compared to determine the impact of transplantation, and whether recipients experience continued improvements in the years after transplant surgery. DESIGN Two patient groups, adult lung transplant candidates (n = 44) and adult lung transplant recipients (n = 54), completed self-report QOL questionnaires. Eighteen of the 54 recipients completed QOL questionnaires on two occasions, about… CONTINUE READING


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