Prospective Survey Study

Condition/Intervention: Heart transplant


Key Inclusion Criteria

  • At least 21 years old
  • Greater than 12 months post-transplant
  • Able to read and write
  • Written informed consent
  • Physically able to participate in the study

Key Exclusion Criteria

  • Unable to read and write English
  • Children

Full Study Name

External Factors and Outcomes for Heart Transplant Recipients A Single Center Survey Study (IRB no. 25613)


The purpose of this survey study is to examine how and if a heart transplant has affected quality of life in adult patients. The study will utilize a questionnaire to compare patient demographics, as well as physical, psychosocial, and economic information, to determine if there are any patterns between those factors and functional ability, lifestyle, marital status, work ability, satisfaction with transplant, quality of life, and clinical outcomes.

Principal Investigator

Jon Kobashigawa, MD


David Chang, MD
Lawrence Czer, MD
Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD
Jignesh Patel, MD, PhD