Quality of life and sexual function after hysterectomy in women with preoperative pain and depression.

@article{Hartmann2004QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and sexual function after hysterectomy in women with preoperative pain and depression.},
  author={Katherine Hartmann and Cindy S Ma and Georgine M. Lamvu and Patricia W Langenberg and John F. Steege and Kristen H Kjerulff},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={701-9}
}
OBJECTIVE We sought to examine differences in quality of life and sexual function after hysterectomy among women with preoperative pain and depression. METHODS We analyzed data from a cohort study of 1,249 women who had hysterectomies for benign conditions. Participants were interviewed, before surgery and at 5 intervals after, regarding pelvic pain, depression, quality of life, and sexual function. We compared quality of life and sexual function at 6 and 24 months among women with… CONTINUE READING

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