Logo Annals of Transplantation Logo Annals of Transplantation Logo Annals of Transplantation

21 May 2009

Health related behaviour and criterions of health in patients after heart transplantation

J Siwińska, M Lesiak-Kalukin, P Przybyłowski, I Milaniak, J Sadowski

Ann Transplant 2009; 14(1): 65-65 :: ID: 880437

Abstract

Background: The Heart Transplantation and the stress that it brings are one
of the most extreme experiences that can happen to a human being. They
affect the person's value system as well as his self-esteem. The patients after
surgery are required not only to abide medical recommendations, but also to take care of their new heart through secondary health prevention Aim of the study: analysis of health related behaviours in patients after HTX. Study group: 52 patiens, 10 women, 42 men, aged 21-75, mean age - 54.3.
Material/Methods: Health Behaviour Inventory/ IZZ/, Criterions of Health List /LKZ/ by Z. Juczyński.
Results: IZZ - General Indicator - 7 sten, Proper Nutrition Habits /PN/ - 3.4, Prophylactic Behaviour /ZP/ - 4.02, Positive Psychological Attitude /PNP/ - 3.7, Health Practices /PZ/ - 3.8, LKZ - 5 most important health criterions - The feeling of joy, enjoying life, no physical disorders, healthy feeding habits, psychological well-being.
Conclusions: 1. Patients after HTX keep the pro health behaviour on average level, but the results indicate that during postoperative education we must focus our attention at creation of correct nutrition habits, health practices and positive psychological attitude. 2. The choice of the following health criteria: the feeling of joy, enjoying life, no physical disorders, healthy feeding habits, psychological well-being - as the most important seems to be the effect of chronic illness-related stress and the threat of losing one's life and health.

Keywords: ethical aspects, Heart Transplantation

Comments

In Press

06 May 2022 : Original article  

Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) for Monitoring Sobriety in Liver Transplant Candidates: Preliminary Results of D...

Ann Transplant In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AOT.936293  

27 Apr 2022 : Review article  

A Systematic Review of the Literature on Chronic Kidney Disease Following Liver Transplantation

Ann Transplant In Press; DOI: 10.12659/AOT.935170  

Most Viewed Current Articles

31 Dec 1969 : Original article  

Efficacy and Safety of Tacrolimus-Based Maintenance Regimens in De Novo Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Sys...

DOI :10.12659/AOT.933588

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e933588

31 Dec 1969 : Review article  

Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Liver Transplantation: Risk Factors and Predictive Models

DOI :10.12659/AOT.934924

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e934924

31 Dec 1969 : Review article  

Kidney Transplantation in the Times of COVID-19 – A Literature Review

DOI :10.12659/AOT.925755

Ann Transplant 2020; 25:e925755

31 Dec 1969 : Case report  

Combined Liver, Pancreas-Duodenum, and Kidney Transplantation for Patients with Hepatitis B Cirrhosis, Urem...

DOI :10.12659/AOT.935860

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e935860

Your Privacy

We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our website, to personalize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze our traffic. If you allow us to do so, we also inform our social media, advertising and analysis partners about your use of our website, You can decise for yourself which categories you you want to deny or allow. Please note that based on your settings not all functionalities of the site are available. View our privacy policy.

Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358