Quality of life evolution after lung cancer surgery in septuagenarians: a prospective study.

@article{Balduyck2009QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life evolution after lung cancer surgery in septuagenarians: a prospective study.},
  author={Bram Balduyck and Jeroen M. H. Hendriks and Patrick R. Lauwers and Peyman Sardari Nia and Paul E Van Schil},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={
          1070-5; discussion 1075
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To prospectively evaluate quality of life (QoL) evolution after lung cancer surgery in a cohort of septuagenarians with the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QoL Questionnaire-C30 and LC13. METHODS Between January 2003 and December 2006, QoL was prospectively recorded in 60 consecutive septuagenarians undergoing lung cancer surgery. Forty-nine lobectomies and 11 pneumonectomies were performed. Questionnaires were administered before surgery and 1, 3… CONTINUE READING
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