Effectiveness of the British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for surveillance colonoscopies on colonic adenomas

S. Chandramoorthy, P. Soor, M. Wall, R. Ransford, E. Leung
2016 International Journal of Surgery  
analysis suggests medical treatment is safe for chronic anal fissure and reserves surgery for treatment failure. Method: This observational study over 2 years analysed outcome measures on patient symptoms and QOL scores. The QOL scores were recorded before and after respective procedure using SF 36 QOL Assessment Form . Result: The median age was 48(28e77) years. 95.83% patients completed the SF-36 form. This revealed that their quality of life improved significantly in physical functioning,
more » ... n, social functioning and mental health. Conclusion: QOL data is rarely acquired in surgery so adds new knowledge to the study by using available tools to assess QOL in patients undergoing surgical treatment. Our study shows improvement in the QOL in patients treated with Botox for chronic anal fissure at follow up. http://dx.
doi:10.1016/j.ijsu.2016.08.162 fatcat:7l3qvgurrfbbzkny4cqp45hlyu