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Quality of life, sexual function and fertility in patients with ulcerative colitis before and after continence preserving surgery


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Title: Quality of life, sexual function and fertility in patients with ulcerative colitis before and after continence preserving surgery
Authors: Berndtsson, Ina 1953-
Issue Date: 2003
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Surgery
Avdelningen för kirurgi
Date of Defence: 2003-05-16
Disputation: KK aulan Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset/Östra, 09.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Restorative proctocolectomy
ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
continent ileostomy
ulcerative proctocolitis
quality of life
sexuality
sexual dysfunction
fertility.
Abstract: Surgery is required when the medical management of ulcerative proctocolitis fails to control the disease. The curative surgical options - the continent ileostomy (CI) and the ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) - omitting the need for a conventional ileostomy have been introduced in recent years aiming to improve quality of life (QL). The long-term results on QL are poorly documented after theas operations.Aim: To evaluate these surgical options in terms of quality of life with additional intere... more
ISBN: 91-628-5656-1
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/15858
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