Quality of life after intestinal transplantation.


Journal Article (Review)

As technology introduces more advanced therapies, individuals have realized that quantity or length of life may not always be the ultimate goal in treating disease. The quality of life at times is as important as length of life. In this article, we review the literature regarding quality of life after intestinal transplantation. Published data on patient survival are briefly reviewed and the available studies investigating quality of life are examined. Few studies have been performed to date, but the limitations and implications of the available studies are summarized.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Sudan, D

Published Date

  • December 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 284 - 288

PubMed ID

  • 15663013

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15663013

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1526-9248

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.7182/prtr.14.4.w2247w3731332087


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States