Buc,kgrouncl Hernras severely impact patient quality of life (QoL), and 807o of patients need surgical operration' 'rhe primary outcome of the study is to assess improvements ir balance, p(,sture and deambtrLlatj'on atler atrdominal hernia iepair. Moreover, the study investigated the improvement in the posr;operative QoL' Methods patients operatei at the policlinico "paolo Giaccone" at Palerrno university Hospital between June 2'015 an<l June 2011 were identified in a prospective database, The functional outcome measures and Qol' assessrnent . scales used were numeric rating scale for pain, pertbrmance-oriented mobility assessment (POMA) scale' Quebec back pain disability scale, cenrer of gravity (barycenter; variation evaluation, Short-Folm (36) Health Survey (SlF-36 test), sit-up test and Activities Assessment scale (AAS). The timepoints at which the parameters listed were assessed for the stucly were l week betbre the surgical opelation and 6 months later, Result.r.fhe poMA soale showed a significani improvement, rvith an overall preoperative score of (mean; SD) 18.80 + 2.1'7 anda postoperativ. ,.or" of 23.56 + 2.24 with a p < 0'003' The improvernent of the batycenter was signif,cant with p = 0.03 and 0.01 for the right and lefr inferior Limbli. respectively. FinalJy, common daily activities reported by the sF-36 test and by the AAS were significantly irnprove'd with a lepolted p of <0'04 for 5 of eight items and <0.002 for all items, respecúvely' Conclusions The improvement in such physicai measures proves the importance of abdominal rvall restoration to recovef functional activity in the nruscle-skeletal complex balance, gait and movement performance'
|Titolo:||Clinicat and Functional Outcome After Abdominal Wall Incisional Hernia Repair: Evaluation of Quality-of'Life Improvement and comparison of Assessment Scales|
|Data di pubblicazione:||apr-2019|
|Citazione:||Licari, L., Guercio, G., Campanella, S., Scerrino, G., Bonventre, S., Tutino, R., et al. (2019). Clinicat and Functional Outcome After Abdominal Wall Incisional Hernia Repair: Evaluation of Quality-of'Life Improvement and comparison of Assessment Scales.|
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