A Commentary on Quality of Life after Thoracic Organ Transplantation

  • M. M. Edgar


Survival of a patient and graft after transplantation was once thought to be the measure of a successful transplant. Today quality of life (QOL) issues are regarded as just as important as, if not more important than, simply the survival of the patient. Mai[1] suggest, that ‘Quality of life, probably more than any other aspect of a transplant program, is the acid test of the success and efficacy of the operation.’


Advanced Heart Failure Heart Problem Psychosocial Evaluation Thoracic Organ Transplantation Patient Await Heart Transplantation 
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