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September 19, 2012

The Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Transplantation (SIPAT): a new tool for the psychosocial evaluation of pre-transplant candidates.


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In this study, researchers developed and tested a new pre-transpalnt psychosocial assessment tool:the Stanford Integrated Psychosocial Assessment for Transplantation (SIPAT). Five examiners blindly applied the SIPAT to 102 randomly selected transplant cases, including liver, heart, and lung patients. SIPAT scores were found to be highly predictive of the transplant psychosocial outcome. The authors concluded that […]

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