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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bachmann, J; Friess, H; Martignoni, ME 
Title:
[Molecular mechanisms and its clinical impact in cancer cachexia] 
Abstract:
Cachexia is a term used to describe the poor status of a patient suffering from a benign disease (Crohn's disease, chronic heart and kidney failure) as well as from a malignant disease. Cachexia has an important impact on the survival and morbidity in patients with cancer. The aim of this study is to elucidate the pathophysiology in cancer cachexia with a special emphasis on pancreatic cancer. The dramatic weight loss in malignant diseases is due to anorexia resulting in malnutrition and is char...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Z Gastroenterol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
46 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
1384-92 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0044-2771 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik