Long-term quality of life after liver donation in the adult to adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study (A2ALL).

@article{Ladner2015LongtermQO,
  title={Long-term quality of life after liver donation in the adult to adult living donor liver transplantation cohort study (A2ALL).},
  author={Daniela P. Ladner and Mary Amanda Dew and Sarah Forney and Brenda W. Gillespie and Robert S Brown and Robert M. Merion and Chris Earl Freise and Paul Hideo Hayashi and Johnny Hong and April Ashworth and Carl Lansing Berg and James R. Burton and Abraham Shaked and Zeeshan Butt},
  journal={Journal of hepatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={62 2},
  pages={346-53}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS There are few long-term studies of the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in living liver donors. This study aimed to characterize donor HRQOL in the Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Study (A2ALL) up to 11 years post-donation. METHODS Between 2004 and 2013, HRQOL was assessed at evaluation, at 3 months, and yearly post-donation in prevalent liver donors using the short-form survey (SF-36), which provides a physical (PCS) and a mental component summary… CONTINUE READING