Development and validation of a colorectal functional outcome questionnaire

  title={Development and validation of a colorectal functional outcome questionnaire},
  author={Roel Bakx and Mirjam A. G. Sprangers and Frans Oort and Willem F. van Tets and Willem A. Bemelman and J. Frederik M. Slors and Jan J. B. van Lanschot},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
After colorectal surgery, patients often experience impaired functional outcome. Faecal incontinence grading systems and self-assessment questionnaires are frequently used to assess these complaints. The available faecal incontinence grading systems have been validated, but have a limited focus, while more comprehensive questionnaires, which have been developed, have not been validated. To investigate the reliability and validity of a newly developed, colorectal functional outcome (COREFO… CONTINUE READING

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