Health-related quality of life, patient benefit, and clinical outcome after otoplasty using suture techniques in 62 children and adults.

@article{Braun2010HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life, patient benefit, and clinical outcome after otoplasty using suture techniques in 62 children and adults.},
  author={Thomas Braun and Thomas Hainzinger and Klaus Stelter and Eike Krause and Alexander Berghaus and John Martin Hempel},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={126 6},
  pages={2115-24}
}
BACKGROUND The available medical literature lacks data about the effect of otoplasty on health-related quality of life. METHODS In the present study, 84 patients, having received otoplasty using a suture technique, were asked to answer validated questionnaires (the Glasgow Benefit Inventory and the Glasgow Children's Benefit Inventory, respectively); Glasgow Benefit Inventory and Glasgow Children's Benefit Inventory scores can range from -100 (maximal adverse effect) through 0 (no effect) to… CONTINUE READING

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