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Body composition is associated with postoperative complications in perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.

Perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (pCCA) is a malignant tumor of the hepatobiliary system which is still associated with a challenging prognosis. Postoperative complications play a crucial role in determining the overall prognosis of patients with pCCA. Changes in body composition (BC) have...
🗓️ 2024-01-01
📰 Publication: Cancer Medicine
Read MoreBody composition is associated with postoperative complications in perihilar cholangiocarcinoma.

Sarcopenia assessed by DXA and hand-grip dynamometer: a potential marker of damage, disability and myokines imbalance in inflammatory myopathies.

To assess the ability of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and hand-grip dynamometer to measure damage in inflammatory myopathies (IM). . Forty adult IM patients with a disease duration ≥12 months, low or no disease activity for ≥6 months, were prospectively enrolled. Thirty...
🗓️ 2024-03-27
📰 Publication: Rheumatology
Read MoreSarcopenia assessed by DXA and hand-grip dynamometer: a potential marker of damage, disability and myokines imbalance in inflammatory myopathies.

Skeletal muscle and visceral adipose radiodensities are pre-surgical, non-invasive markers of aggressive kidney cancer.

Most studies on body composition in kidney cancer have been conducted among patients with metastatic disease. Given that aggressive tumours can adversely impact body composition and even non-metastatic tumours can be aggressive, we evaluated associations between pre-surgical body composition features...
🗓️ 2024-01-24
📰 Publication: Journal Of Cachexia Sarcopenia And Muscle
Read MoreSkeletal muscle and visceral adipose radiodensities are pre-surgical, non-invasive markers of aggressive kidney cancer.

Body composition and lung cancer-associated cachexia in TRACERx.

Cancer-associated cachexia (CAC) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in individuals with non-small cell lung cancer. Key features of CAC include alterations in body composition and body weight. Here, we explore the association between body composition and body...
🗓️ 2023-04-12
📰 Publication: Nat Med
Read MoreBody composition and lung cancer-associated cachexia in TRACERx.

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