Pruritus is associated with severely impaired quality of life in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.

@article{Gotthardt2014PruritusIA,
  title={Pruritus is associated with severely impaired quality of life in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.},
  author={Daniel N Gotthardt and Christian Rupp and Miriam Bruhin and Dieter Schellberg and Karl Heinz Weiss and Reinhard Stefan and Nadine Donnerstag and Wolfgang Stremmel and Bernd L{\"o}we and Jana J{\"u}nger and Peter Sauer},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={1374-9}
}
OBJECTIVES Quality of life, fundamental to the individual patient, has shown a lack of correlation with severity in research on several diseases. Thus, we aimed to identify factors associated with quality of life in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis. METHODS The Short Form Health Survey and the Patient Health Questionnaire were used to assess quality of life and depression. Complete data sets of 113 patients were analyzed for correlation with sex, age, presence of concomitant… CONTINUE READING

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