Health Related Quality of Life after Urinary Diversion: Comparison between continent and incontinent urinary diversion

Authors

  • Suphon SriparaKij Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Pongsak Takang Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Keywords:

radical cystectomy, urinary diversion

Abstract

Objective: Compare quality of life (QOL) in Patients with continent and incontinent urinary diversion. After radical cystectomy or non-used native bladder from any disease.

Method: Sixty patients who had urinary diversion were interviewed by Physicians. Using SF-36 and FACT-G for assess quality of life in the patient who had operated at least one year in our institution.

Result: Four categories (physical, social/familial, emotional and functional well being) in FACT-G were equally favorable in these groups. Two categories (physical and mental) in SF-36 had no any differrent quality of life in both group of urinary diversions.

Conclusion: No significant difference in QOL between incontinent and continent urinary diversion after surgery at least one years. The patients can adapt their life style for selected type of urinary diversion.  The type of urinary diversion can depend on the indications, condition of the patient and experience of surgeons.

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Published

2010-06-30

How to Cite

SriparaKij, S., & Takang, P. (2010). Health Related Quality of Life after Urinary Diversion: Comparison between continent and incontinent urinary diversion. Insight Urology, 31(1), 11–14. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/TJU/article/view/242656

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