Preoperative weight loss reduces the risk of abdominoperineal resection in obese patients
Hiranyakas, A., Ho, Yik-Hong, Bashankaev, B., Weiss, E., Sands, D., Wexner, S., and Weston, F.L. (2010) Preoperative weight loss reduces the risk of abdominoperineal resection in obese patients. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 53 (4). pp. 617-618.
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Obesity is associated with rectal cancer carcinogenesis, as well as poorer outcomes due to metabolic syndrome. The aim is to find the relationship between BMl alterations and treatment outcomes in rectal cancer patients.
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|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis > 111202 Cancer Diagnosis @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920102 Cancer and Related Disorders @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||06 Sep 2010 10:53|
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