Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, January 18th, 2009
"We investigated 35 patients who received a temporary stoma after colorectal surgery between 15/11/2002 and 15/11/2003. The patients were followed up for 1 year. Quality of life was assessed using the Short-Form 36 (SF-36) and the Gastrointestinal Quality of Life Index (GLQI). In addition, we performed a semi-structured interview that assessed...
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