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Health Related Quality of Life in Post-operative Congenital Heart Disease Patients in Pakistan

Introduction
This study seeks to determine Health Related Quality of Life of CHD patients and their health related experiences following surgery undertaken in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan.

Aims

1.What are the HRQOL outcomes in comparisonto their age matched normal  siblings?
2.What are the predictors of these outcomes?
3.What are their health related experiences?

Progress
The investigators have thus far successfully enrolled 250 patients with ~ 70 of those having ACHD. Data collection is complete and analysis is ongoing. Data collection is complete and analysis is ongoing. 

Organization
Laila Akbar Ladak, professor Robyn Gallagher, dr. Babar Hasan, and associate professor Janice Gullic are the principal investigators. For further information please contact dr. Ladak (laila.ladak@aku.edu).