VALIDATION OF ROMANIAN VERSION OF LARS SCORE
LARS is a widely spread complication in patients suffering from rectal cancer who had undergone a low anterior resection. Until recently it was very difficult to adequately quantify the impact that this syndrome has on patients’ quality of life. In 2012, a special score was developed and validated in Denmark widely known as the LARS score. Since then, it is on the road to be validated in many countries all around the world. Our study aimed to test its applicability on patients from Romania. The results were conclusive with available literature, thus proving its usefulness and validation in our country
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