Evaluation of sexual dysfunction in women with ovarian cancer admitted to Ghaem and Omid hospitals in Mashhad

Kadkhodayan, Sima and Hasanzade Mofrad, Maliheh and Saghafi, Nafiseh and Mokhber, Naghmeh and Rafaati, Mahboubeh (2015) Evaluation of sexual dysfunction in women with ovarian cancer admitted to Ghaem and Omid hospitals in Mashhad. The Iranian Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility, 18 (141). pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

Introduction: Gynecologic cancers can have profound effects on function of women's life. In women with ovarian cancer, treatment leads to changes in the anatomy and function of the vagina. This study was performed with aim to evaluate sexual dysfunction in women with ovarian cancer. Methods:This cross-sectional study was performed on 210 women with ovarian cancer admitted to Mashhad Ghaem and Omid hospitals and 130 healthy women who were matched with our patients in terms of age from 2009 to 2013. The subjects completed the form of sexual function questionnaire (FSFI) through an independent inquiry. Data was analyzed by SPSS software (version 16.5). PResults: 31.9 of patients were within 5 decades of life and had mean age of 48.15 years. According to Pearson test, the prevalence of sexual dysfunction was 85.7 in patients with ovarian cancer and 52.9 in healthy women that the difference was significant (P< 0.001). Conclusion: Sexual dysfunction is more prevalent in patients with cancer compared to healthy subjects. Disorders were highly prevalent in the excitement and libido, vaginal moisture, orgasm and pain during intercourse.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WP Gynecology
WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility
Depositing User: ijogi ijogi
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2017 15:17
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2017 15:17
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/3533

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