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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Bachmann, J; Heiligensetzer, M; Krakowski-Roosen, H; Büchler, MW; Friess, H; Martignoni, ME 
Titel:
Cachexia worsens prognosis in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer. 
Abstract:
INTRODUCTION: Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related death in Western countries with a poor prognosis (5-year survival rates, 25% in patients after tumor resection with adjuvant treatment; overall, the 5-year survival rate is about 4%; Jemal et al., CA Cancer J Clin, 55:10-30, 2005). Many patients develop a cachectic status during the progression of the disease, and this syndrome accounts for up to 80% of deaths in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer. Remarkably,...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
J Gastrointest Surg 
Jahr:
2008 
Band / Volume:
12 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
1193-201 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1091-255X 
TUM Einrichtung:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik