Carolinas Comfort Scale as a Measure of Hernia Repair Quality of Life: A Reappraisal Utilizing 3788 International Patients.

@article{Heniford2018CarolinasCS,
  title={Carolinas Comfort Scale as a Measure of Hernia Repair Quality of Life: A Reappraisal Utilizing 3788 International Patients.},
  author={Brant Todd Heniford and Amy E. Lincourt and Amanda L. Walters and Paul D. Colavita and Igor Belyansky and Kent W. Kercher and Ronald F Sing and Vedra A. Augenstein},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2018},
  volume={267 1},
  pages={171-176}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of the present study was to reaffirm the psychometric properties of the CCS using an expansive, multinational cohort. BACKGROUND The Carolinas Comfort Scale (CCS) is a validated, disease-specific, quality of life (QOL) questionnaire developed for patients undergoing hernia repair. METHODS The data were obtained from the International Hernia Mesh Registry, an American, European, and Australian prospective, hernia repair database designed to capture information delineating… CONTINUE READING
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