Quality of life assessment in patients with prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy

  • F. A. Guliev National Centre of Oncology
  • E. Sh. Khalilov National Centre of Oncology
  • Z. Sh. Vezirova National Centre of Oncology
Keywords: prostate cancer, radical prostatectomy, quality of life assessment

Abstract

We summarized the quality of life (QL) assessment experience in patients who underwent radical prostatectomy (RPE) due to prostatic cancer. EORTCQLQ–C30 and EORTC QLQ–PR25 surveys were used. Independent factors that result in decrease of QL after RPE are the stage of the tumor, progression of the disease, urine retention impairment, erectile dysfunction, biochemical relapse of the disease. Early detection of risk factors facilitates improvement of QL in patients after RPE.

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Published
2017-09-07
How to Cite
Guliev, F. A., Khalilov, E. S., & Vezirova, Z. S. (2017). Quality of life assessment in patients with prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy. Klinicheskaia Khirurgiia, (8), 70-73. https://doi.org/10.26779/2522-1396.2017.08.70
Section
General Problems of Surgery