Quality of life of patients who have undergone the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum: Preliminary findings.

@article{Roberts2003QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life of patients who have undergone the Nuss procedure for pectus excavatum: Preliminary findings.},
  author={Jillian Roberts and Allen Hayashi and John D Anderson and J. M. R. Martin and Lani L Maxwell},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={779-83}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The current project is a preliminary qualitative exploration of changes in quality of life of patients who have undergone the Nuss Procedure. The current study explores quality of life after surgical repair from the perspectives of both the patients and the parent(s) of the younger participants. METHODS This research constitutes the first segment in a mixed-method longitudinal design. The author conducted semistructured interviews based on the Keith and Schalock's quality… CONTINUE READING