Quality of life in the elderly after coronary bypass surgery


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Aydin S., Yavuz T., Duver H., Kutsal A.

INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL, vol.47, no.1, pp.59-65, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1536/ihj.47.59
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-65

Abstract

In addition to the clinical outcome, a patient's perspective and satisfaction with their health status have become important indicators. One of the most common measures to assess the quality of life is Short Form (SF)-36. The objective of the present study was to measure the functional status of elderly patients who had undergone coronary bypass Surgery and to evaluate the impact of that surgery on their quality of life.