Nadine A Dietz

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS The inflammatory bowel disease questionnaire (IBDQ) is the standard instrument for assessment of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. It has not been validated for patients with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) and ulcerative colitis (UC). METHODS To determine acceptance (percentage of(More)
BACKGROUND In patients with ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) the influences of psychosocial variables and of extraintestinal manifestations of ulcerative colitis (UC) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) have not been studied so far. METHODS 61 patients with UC (age 52.7+/-13.9 years; 47% female) completed the German version of the Inflammatory(More)
Refraction may be affected by the forces of lids and extraocular muscles when eye direction and head direction are not aligned (oblique viewing) which might potentially influence past findings on peripheral refraction of the eye. We investigated the effect of oblique viewing on axial and peripheral refraction. In a first experiment, cycloplegic axial(More)
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