Evaluation of Sexual Function and Sexual Satisfaction after Laparoscopic Surgery in Women Suffering from Endometriosis


Received: 18 December 2020
Revised: 24 January 2021
Accepted: 15 February 2021

Shirin Sapour, Taher Tizdast

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Abstract

Purpose: Endometriosis is a prevalent and chronic disease in 10 % of women in reproductive ages that can affect mental and social parameters. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the effects of laparoscopic surgery on sexual function and sexual satisfaction in women with endometriosis.

Methods: This research was carried out with a pretest-posttest semi-experimental method during a three-month period. Each group was 40 patients. In these patients, sexual function and sexual satisfaction were assessed by the FSFI questionnaire and SSSW questionnaire. Data were analyzed by using SPSS 18 software, by inferential statistics and ANCOVA.

Results: The results showed sexual function 79% and sexual satisfaction 90% (p<0/05) improvement were seen.

Conclusion: To sum up, laparoscopic surgery has been effective in women with endometriosis and has improved sexual performance and sexual satisfaction.

Keywords: laparoscopic surgery, sexual function, sexual satisfaction, endometriosis.

 

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