Comparison of health-related quality of life after heart or lung transplantation between patients with prolonged and short postoperative intensive care unit stay

Petra Azhari, Günter Marggraf, Nikolaus Pizanis, Yesim Erim, Urte Sommerwerck, Heinz G Jakob & Markus Kamler
Introduction: Heart and lung transplantation might be followed by a complicated post-operative course with prolonged intensive medical care (ICU) and unclear outcome. Otherwise several patients stayed short-term on ICU. Therefore the aim of the retrospective study is a comparison of health-related quality[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]