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Combining the Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) and Objective Nutrition Assessment Parameters Better Pred

Cancer/ Palliative treatment
Nutrition
Author
Wang et al.
Used Parameters : FFMI

Publication Year : 2020

Country : China

Journal : Journal of Nutritional Oncology

Background Malnutrition is common in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients, especially in elderly patients. The Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) is a widely used tool developed to detect malnutrition. The aim of this study was to compare the value of the PG-SGA and objective nutrition assessment parameters, in order to identify a better predictive index for malnutrition in elderly patients with CRC. Methods A total of 131 elderly patients (age≥ 60 years) with CRC were included and were evaluated for their individual …
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