Assessment of long-term quality of life using the FACT-BL questionnaire in patients with an ileal conduit, continent reservoir, or orthotopic neobladder.

@article{Kikuchi2006AssessmentOL,
  title={Assessment of long-term quality of life using the FACT-BL questionnaire in patients with an ileal conduit, continent reservoir, or orthotopic neobladder.},
  author={Eiji Kikuchi and Yutaka Horiguchi and Jun Nakashima and Takashi Ohigashi and Mototsugu Oya and Ken Nakagawa and Akira Miyajima and Masaru Murai},
  journal={Japanese journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={712-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess and compare quality of life (QOL) of patients followed for a long time who underwent an ileal conduit (IC), continent reservoir (CR) or ileal neobladder (NB) using FACT-BL, a bladder-cancer-specific questionnaire. METHODS One hundred and forty-seven patients underwent radical cystectomy and urinary diversion for bladder cancer from 1987 to 2002 at our institution. Of them, 79 (54%) patients were asked to participate in this study. Forty-nine patients (20 IC, 14 CR and 15… CONTINUE READING

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