Is there a response shift in quality of life assessment after tympanoplasty?

Ingo Baumann, Peter Plinkert & Mark Praetorius
Background: The response shift - effect leads to a reassessment of therapeutic experiences of pretreatment quality of life. Thereby, it also leads to a change of treatment effect compared to the sole pre- versus post-therapeutic quality of life measurement. We wanted to verify whether there is a relevant[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]