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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Article 
Author(s):
Martignoni, ME; Dimitriu, C; Bachmann, J; Krakowski-Rosen, H; Ketterer, K; Kinscherf, R; Friess, H 
Title:
Liver macrophages contribute to pancreatic cancer-related cachexia. 
Abstract:
Cachexia is a devastating process especially in pancreatic cancer patients and contributes to their poor survival. We attempted to clarify the pathological and molecular changes that occur in the liver during the development of cachexia. Using immunohistochemistry we investigated the infiltration of inflammatory mononuclear cells in liver biopsies of pancreatic cancer patients with or without cachexia, and the potential relevance of the cells for the nutritional and inflammatory status. Addition...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Oncol Rep 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
363-9 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1021-335X 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik