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KAORU KITAMURA, MD, HlROYUKl KUWANO, MD, MASAYUKI WATANABE, MD, TADAHIRO NOZOE, MD, MlTSUHlRO YASUDA, MD, KOHEI SUMIYOSHI, MD, MOTONOR1 SAKU, MD, AND KElZO SUGIMACHI, MD, FACS From the Department of Surgery I / , Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan (K. K., H.K., M. W., T.N., M.Y., KeS., K0.S.); and the Department of Surgery, National(More)
BACKGROUND: Obesity is reported to increase the risk of colorectal cancer. We investigated whether it was associated with mortality or morbidity after colorectal-cancer surgery. METHODS: 70 colorectal-cancer patients who underwent elective surgery were investigated in this study. The intra-abdominal fat (IAF) and subcutaneous fat (SCF) areas were quantified(More)
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