Skip to main content
main-content
Top

Tip

Swipe om te navigeren naar een ander artikel

16-03-2020 | Uitgave 8/2020

Quality of Life Research 8/2020

Long-term health-related quality of life after surgery in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension

Tijdschrift:
Quality of Life Research > Uitgave 8/2020
Auteurs:
Oksana Kamenskaya, Asya Klinkova, Aleksander Chernyavskiy, Vladimir V. Lomivorotov, Alexander Edemskiy, Vladimir Shmyrev
Belangrijke opmerkingen

Publisher's Note

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Abstract

Purpose

To assess the dynamic of various health-related quality of life (HRQoL) parameters 3 years after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), and to identify factors affecting HRQoL parameters in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) in the long-term follow-up after surgery.

Methods

This prospective cohort study included 128 patients with CTEPH before and after the PTE (3 year follow-up). The HRQoL was examined using the Short-Form 36 Health Survey Questionnaire (SF-36).

Results

In patients with CTEPH 3 years after PTE, a significant improvement in all the HRQoL parameters. The summary indicators of the physical and mental components of health remained at the same level as 1 year after the PTE and did not exceed 50 points. The residual pulmonary hypertension was a leading factor limiting parameters of physical and mental health 3 years after a PTE. In addition, the parameters of physical activity were adversely affected by age and the age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index.

Conclusions

In the study group of patients with CTEPH, PTE contributes to a significant improvement in all HRQoL parameters, which observed both 1 year and 3 years after surgery. The leading factor adversely affecting the physical and emotional components of health in the long-term period after PTE was residual pulmonary hypertension recorded in the early postoperative period. In addition, some physical HRQoL parameters are affected by age and age-adjusted Charlson Comorbidity Index.

Log in om toegang te krijgen

Met onderstaand(e) abonnement(en) heeft u direct toegang:

BSL Podotherapeut Totaal

Binnen de bundel kunt u gebruik maken van boeken, tijdschriften, e-learnings, web-tv's en uitlegvideo's. BSL Podotherapeut Totaal is overal toegankelijk; via uw PC, tablet of smartphone.

Literatuur
Over dit artikel

Andere artikelen Uitgave 8/2020

Quality of Life Research 8/2020 Naar de uitgave