Survival and quality of life at least 1 year after pneumonectomy.

@article{Bryant2012SurvivalAQ,
  title={Survival and quality of life at least 1 year after pneumonectomy.},
  author={Ayesha S. Bryant and Robert James Cerfolio and Douglas James Minnich},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={144 5},
  pages={1139-43}
}
OBJECTIVE Quality of life after pulmonary resection is becoming an increasingly important part of the conversation between patients and surgeons. Pneumonectomy is often called a disease. The objective of this study was to assess the physical and mental aspects of patients' quality of life at least 1 year after pneumonectomy. METHODS Quality of life was ascertained using the Short Form-12 (SF-12) survey on a consecutive series of patients who were at least 1 year postoperative from a… CONTINUE READING

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