Published in Hepatitis Weekly, May 17th, 2004
"Although the survival rate of patients undergoing orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) is highly satisfactory, one of the most important objectives for liver transplantation teams at the present time is to achieve the best possible quality of life and psychosocial functioning for these patients after transplantation.
"We present the preliminary results of a study designed to determine which domains of psychosocial functioning are most affected in liver transplant recipients, and to examine the factors associated with poorer adjustment after OLT, using a utility-based...
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