Quality of life and perceived health status in surviving adults with univentricular heart.

  title={Quality of life and perceived health status in surviving adults with univentricular heart.},
  author={Zakhia Saliba and Gianfranco Butera and Damien Bonnet and P. Bonhoeffer and Elisabeth Villain and Jean Kachaner and Daniel Sidi and Laurence Iserin},
  volume={86 1},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the quality of life in patients with univentricular heart and to determine the impact of sociodemographic and clinical characteristics. DESIGN AND SETTING Retrospective, cross sectional study conducted in a regional paediatric cardiology centre. PATIENTS The health records of 89 survivors with univentricular heart (median age 21 years; range 17-49 years) were reviewed. Sixty seven answered the Duke questionnaire. Sociodemographic and clinical variables were similar in… CONTINUE READING

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