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Document type:
Journal Article 
Author(s):
Bronger, Holger; Hederich, Philipp; Hapfelmeier, Alexander; Metz, Stephan; Noël, Peter B; Kiechle, Marion; Schmalfeldt, Barbara 
Title:
Sarcopenia in Advanced Serous Ovarian Cancer. 
Abstract:
Cancer cachexia is a paraneoplastic syndrome comprising involuntary weight loss and muscle depletion (sarcopenia). Although weight loss has been associated with poor clinical outcome, there is only limited information on the prevalence and prognostic impact of sarcopenia in ovarian cancer so far.Total skeletal muscle mass was determined by computed tomography image analysis of the third lumbar skeletal muscle cross-sectional area in 128 patients with advanced serous ovarian cancer. Longitudinal...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Gynecol Cancer 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
27 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
223-232 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1048-891X 
TUM Institution:
Frauenklinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie