Posts Tagged ‘Quality of life’

October 1, 2011

Donor quality of life in living-donor lobar lung transplantation


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The quality of life (QOL) of 42 living lobar lung donors was investigated in a cross sectional study using the 36-item Short Form (SF-36) Health Survey to evaluate physical and mental health outcome of donors after transplant. Donors were of mean age 42 years. Results found that overall physical and mental health scores of donors […]

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October 1, 2011

Psychiatric issues in pediatric organ transplantation


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This issue is special edition of Pediatric Clinics of North America that delves into the interface between children’s mental health and transplantation. Dr. Stuber provides an extensive review of the latest knowledge on psychosocial and psychiatric aspects related to pediatric solid organ transplantation, covering the spectrum from pre-transplant assessment to long term post transplantation. Issues […]

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October 1, 2011

Qualitative interviews vs standardized self-report questionnaires in assessing quality of life in heart transplant recipients


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This recent single center study conducted by Ross et al provides unique insight into the phenomenon of undisclosed distress experienced by heart transplant recipients using mixed methodology qualitative research. The findings suggest that routine quantitative QOL measures may not adequately detect significant concerns in 50% of patients.  

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July 4, 2011

Quality of Life in Kidney Transplantation from Marginal Donors


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This cross-sectional evaluation of 70 kidney transplant recipients who received donor grafts from ‘marginal deceased donors’ (donors >55 years of age) using the SF-36 (Complete Form Health Survey) ascertained multiple domains of quality of life. They reported that perceptions of general health status among recipients of older donors were not affected by older donor age, […]

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