Long-term quality of life after radical prostatectomy: 8-year longitudinal study in Japan.

@article{Namiki2014LongtermQO,
  title={Long-term quality of life after radical prostatectomy: 8-year longitudinal study in Japan.},
  author={Shunichi Namiki and Yasuhiro Kaiho and Koji Mitsuzuka and Hideo Saito and Shigeyuki Yamada and Haruo Nakagawa and Akihiro Ito and Yoichi Arai},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 12},
  pages={1220-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess long-term health-related quality of life in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy. METHODS A total of 120 patients with at least 5 years of follow up after radical prostatectomy were included in the present study. Health-related quality of life outcomes were assessed using three questionnaires, the Short Form 36-Item Health Survey, the University of California, Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index and the International Prostate Symptom Score. RESULTS A total of 91… CONTINUE READING
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