Sexuality and Quality of Life after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

  title={Sexuality and Quality of Life after Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation},
  author={Hong Ghi Lee and Hyun mee Kim and Ki Hyun Kim and Won Seog Kim and Sung Soo Yoon and Won Ki Kang and Keun Chil Park and Chan Hyung Park},
  booktitle={The Korean journal of internal medicine},
BACKGROUND The quality of sexuality is significantly affected by physical changes following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and the dissatisfied and/or dysfunctional sexuality may cause deterioration in the quality of life (QOL). METHODS With two models of questionnaires, we interviewed thirty-eight patients who remained in the disease-free status after HSCT and had sex partners, to assess: 1) the changes in sexuality, 2) QOL in physical, psychological, social and spiritual… CONTINUE READING