Longitudinal assessment of psychological functioning in children after heart or heart-lung transplantation.

@article{Wray2006LongitudinalAO,
  title={Longitudinal assessment of psychological functioning in children after heart or heart-lung transplantation.},
  author={Jo Wray and Rosemary C Radley-Smith},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={345-52}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the increasing numbers of pediatric heart and lung transplants being performed worldwide, longitudinal psychological evaluation of children and adolescents undergoing transplantation remains uncommon. The objective of this study was to assess psychological functioning in a group of patients at 12 months and 3 years after transplantation. METHODS Thirty-four children and adolescents (mean age at 12-month assessment: 7.9 years [range 1.3 to 15.3 years]) were evaluated after… CONTINUE READING

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