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dc.contributor.authorO’Leary, BD
dc.contributor.authorHanly, AM
dc.contributor.authorAgnew, GJ
dc.date.accessioned2018-06-13T11:19:52Z
dc.date.available2018-06-13T11:19:52Z
dc.date.issued2018-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/623065
dc.descriptionAbstract; Introduction; Pelvic floor dysfunction is a global term used to describe conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, and faecal or urinary incontinence. The Pelvic Floor Centre is a multi-disciplinary clinic for pelvic floor dysfunction. The aim of this study was to assess patient satisfaction following joint colorectal-urogynaecology surgery in the Pelvic Floor Centre. Methods; All patients who underwent a joint procedure in the Pelvic Floor Centre from 1st October 2015 to 31st October 2016 were contacted via telephone. Patient satisfaction was assessed using the Surgical Satisfaction Questionnaire (SSQ-8). Results; Fifteen patients underwent joint surgeries between 1st October 2015 and 31st October 2016. All patients consented to the questionnaire. Patients underwent a variety of combined procedures including vaginal repairs, anal sphincter repairs, mid-urethral slings, perineal injections, and stapled trans-rectal resection of the rectum. Discussion; Thirteen (86.7%) patients were satisfied with their surgery, and would recommend it to other patients with a similar condition. All patients were satisfied that their pain was well controlled after discharge. Eleven (73.3%) patients were satisfied with the time taken to return to daily activities, work, and their usual exercise routine. There is a high level of satisfaction amongst patients undergoing joint colorectal-urogynaecology surgery at the Pelvic Floor Centre. Further investigation into patient satisfaction with the clinic itself and international comparison is warranted.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Medical Journalen
dc.subjectGynaecological Surgeryen
dc.subject.otherPELVIC FLOORen
dc.titlePatient satisfaction with joint colorectal-urogynaecology pelvic floor surgeryen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalIrish Medical Journalen


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