The Surgical Outcomes Measurement System (SOMS) is a Superior Measure of Patient Centered Outcomes Following Hernia Repair Compared to Short Form 36


Introduction: The Surgical Outcomes Measurement System (SOMS) is a novel tool designed to specifically assess postoperative recovery but has not been validated. Alternatively, Short Form 36 (SF-36) is commonly used in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Yalini Vigneswaran (University of Chicago)
  2. Brittany Lapin (NorthShore University HealthSystems)
  3. Matthew Gitelis (NorthShore University HealthSystems)
  4. Edward Wang (NorthShore University HealthSystems)
  5. Zeeshan Butt (Northwestern University)
  6. Joann Carbray (NorthShore University HealthSystems)
  7. Michael Ujiki (NorthShore University HealthSystems)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Other


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