Health-related quality of life with orthotopic neobladder versus ileal conduit according to the SF-36 survey.

@article{Fujisawa2000HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life with orthotopic neobladder versus ileal conduit according to the SF-36 survey.},
  author={Masato Fujisawa and Shuji Isotani and Akinobu Gotoh and Hiroshi Okada and Soichi Arakawa and Sadao Kamidono},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2000},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={862-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with a neobladder and in patients with an ileal conduit. METHODS HRQOL was assessed using the SF-36 survey, supplemented with a questionnaire concerning micturition status. RESULTS Patients (n = 36) with a neobladder were significantly younger at time of surgery and time of survey… CONTINUE READING