Persian version of Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Urethral Stricture Surgery (USS-PROM) Questionnaire, Validation and Adaptation Study
Vol. 17 No. 1 (2020),
26 January 2020
Purpose: The aim of the present study was translation, cross cultural adaptation and face validity evaluation of the Persian version of Patient-Reported Outcome Measure for Urethral Stricture Surgery (USS-PROM) Questionnaire.
Materials and Methods: This study was assessed: translation, translation quality, reverse translation and comparison of the english version, Content validity, internal consistency and stability. Content validity presents by index of content validity (CVI) and the content validity ratio (CVR). Internal consistency reliability was tested by Cronbach’s ?, and test-retest reliability was evaluated by Intraclass Correlation Coefficient (ICC) assessed by Guttman two way mixed absolute agreements.
Result: Frothy males with history urethroplasty and mean age of 41.4±9.08 (range of 19 to 52) years old; enrolled. In the case of mean scores of difficulty from the 16 translated items, 80% had easy translation. In terms of translation quality, 92% were the satisfactorily clear. In terms of similar concept, 92% were satisfactory. The overall quality of the translation was satisfactory at 88%. The translated questionnaire has a good internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha as 0.84). CVI and the CVR, test-retest ICC evaluation were appropriate/acceptable in all questions. The questionnaire ICC was .791(CI 95%, .678-.876). Two main different aspects of the questionnaire consisted of urinary symptoms (question 1-10) and Quality of life (question 11-15) Cronbach's alpha were .800 and .671 respectively.
Conclusion: The Persian version of the questionnaire has acceptable cultural adaptation and face Validity. Further studies should be done using this translated tool to determine its applicability in the urethroplasty patients.
How to Cite
Cotta BH, Buckley JC. Endoscopic Treatment of Urethral Stenosis. Urologic Clinics. 2017;44(1):19-25.
Hosseini J, Tabassi KT. Surgical repair of posterior urethral defects: review of literature and presentation of experiences. Urology journal. 2008;5(4):215-22.
Osterberg EC, Murphy G, Harris CR, Breyer BN. Cost-effective strategies for the management and treatment of urethral stricture disease. Urologic Clinics. 2017;44(1):11-7.
Mirzazadeh M, Fallahkarkan M, Hosseini J. Penile fracture epidemiology, diagnosis and management in Iran: a narrative review. Translational andrology and urology. 2017;6(2):158.
Erickson BA, Ghareeb GM. Definition of successful treatment and optimal follow-up after urethral reconstruction for urethral stricture disease. Urologic Clinics. 2017;44(1):1-9.
Razzaghi MR, Karkan MF, Ghiasy S, Javanmard B. Laser Application in Iran Urology: A Narrative Review. Journal of lasers in medical sciences. 2018;9(1):1.
Kessler TM, Fisch M, Heitz M, Olianas R, Schreiter F. Patient satisfaction with the outcome of surgery for urethral stricture. The Journal of urology. 2002;167(6):2507-11.
Barbagli G, De Angelis M, Romano G, Lazzeri M. Long-term followup of bulbar end-to-end anastomosis: a retrospective analysis of 153 patients in a single center experience. The Journal of urology. 2007;178(6):2470-3.
Use CfMPfH. Reflection paper on the regulatory guidance for the use of health-related quality of life (HRQL) measures in the evaluation of medicinal products. London, European Medicines Agency. 2005.
Bottomley A, Jones D, Claassens L. Patient-reported outcomes: assessment and current perspectives of the guidelines of the Food and Drug Administration and the reflection paper of the European Medicines Agency. European Journal of Cancer. 2009;45(3):347-53.
Jackson MJ, Sciberras J, Mangera A, Brett A, Watkin N, N'Dow J M, et al. Defining a patient-reported outcome measure for urethral stricture surgery. Eur Urol. 2011;60(1):60-8.
Jackson MJ, Chaudhury I, Mangera A, Brett A, Watkin N, Chapple CR, et al. A prospective patient-centred evaluation of urethroplasty for anterior urethral stricture using a validated patient-reported outcome measure. European urology. 2013;64(5):777-82.
Bullinger M, Alonso J, Apolone G, Leplege A, Sullivan M, Wood-Dauphinee S, et al. Translating health status questionnaires and evaluating their quality: the IQOLA Project approach. International Quality of Life Assessment. J Clin Epidemiol. 1998;51(11):913-23.
Salavati M, Mazaheri M, Khosrozadeh F, Mousavi SM, Negahban H, Shojaei H. The Persian version of locomotor capabilities index: translation, reliability and validity in individuals with lower limb amputation. Qual Life Res. 2011;20(1):1-7.
Barbagli G, Romano G, Sansalone S, Lazzeri M. [Italian validation of the English PROM-USS-Q questionnaire in patients undergoing anterior urethroplasty]. Urologia. 2011;78(2):98-107.
Kluth LA, Dahlem R, Becker A, Schmid M, Soave A, Rosenbaum C, et al. Psychometric validation of a German language version of a PROM for urethral stricture surgery and preliminary testing of supplementary ED and UI constructs. World J Urol. 2016;34(3):369-75.
Onol FF, Bindayi A, Tahra A, Basibuyuk I, Onol SY. Turkish validation of the urethral stricture surgery specific patient-reported outcome measure (USS-PROM) with supplemental assessment of erectile function and morbidity due to oral graft harvesting. Neurourol Urodyn. 2017;36(8):2089-95.
Puche-Sanz I, Martin-Way D, Flores-Martin J, Exposito-Ruiz M, Vicente-Prados J, Nogueras-Ocana M, et al. Psychometric validation of the Spanish version of the USS-PROM questionnaire for patients who undergo anterior urethral surgery. Actas Urol Esp. 2016;40(5):322-7.
Verla W, Waterloos M, Lumen N. Urethroplasty and Quality of Life: Psychometric Validation of a Dutch Version of the Urethral Stricture Surgery Patient Reported Outcome Measures. Urologia internationalis. 2017;99(4):460-6.
Shafeei A, Mokhtarinia HR, Maleki-Ghahfarokhi A, Piri L. Cross-Cultural Adaptation, Validity, and Reliability of the Persian Version of the Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Screening Questionnaire. Asian Spine J. 2017;11(4):520-30.
- Abstract Viewed: 583 times
- pdf/4937 Downloaded: 160 times