PMID: 6808171Mar 1, 1982

Prognostic nutrition factors in lung cancer patients

JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
M FreemanM Valdivieso

Abstract

To examine the effect of nutritional support via intravenous hyperalimentation (IVH) on tolerance, response, and survival, a prospective study of patients with adenocarcinoma of the lung receiving chemotherapy with or without IVH was undertaken. Results indicated a more favorable survival in patients with a greater than 74% initial triceps skinfold and a less than 4% initial weight loss. The effect of IVH was reflected by greater weight gain in those patients receiving nutritional support 10 days prior to chemotherapy or simultaneous with chemotherapy; however, IVH had no significant advantage to improved survival or response.

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Citations

Jan 1, 1985·Nutrition and Cancer·A M Lindsey, B F Piper
Jan 28, 2009·Lung Cancer : Journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer·A LucianiP Foa
Jun 1, 1989·European Journal of Cancer & Clinical Oncology·P B Dunki JacobsP W de Graaf
Mar 1, 1989·European Journal of Cancer & Clinical Oncology·P B Dunki JacobsP W de Graaf
Nov 1, 1993·JPEN. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition·M De CiccoV Testa
Feb 1, 1984·Journal of Neurosurgery·P GadisseuxD P Becker

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