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Follow up survey in Taunton shows high level of satisfaction

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6982.803b (Published 25 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:803
  1. Martin Sowter,
  2. Ken Bidgood
  1. Registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology Taunton and Somerset NHS
  2. Trust, Musgrove Park Branch, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5DA

    EDITOR,—S B Pinion and colleagues show that hysteroscopic surgery is associated with high levels of satisfaction among patients.1 We recently wrote to 217 women who had had endometrial resections in our hospital between 1990 and 1993 and obtained similar findings; in addition we found that the satisfaction was maintained during over three years of follow up.

    A total of 223 women underwent endometrial resection. Five required an intraoperative hysterectomy, and the remaining 217 women were sent a questionnaire last September. Altogether 204 (94%) women replied. The mean follow up time was 25.1 months (range 9-44 months). Sixty …

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