December 19, 2011

BODE index and quality of life in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease before and after lung transplantation


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The BODE index is widely used to predict risk of death in COPD, as well as in the referral and listing of patients with COPD for lung transplantation.  This cohort study examined the association of BODE index with health-related quality of life in advanced COPD.  For patients in the study who received lung transplantations, the change in health-related quality of life post transplantation was found to be dramatically improved.

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