Analysis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumor staging and resection according to previous body mass index and diabetes duration.

@article{Souza2007AnalysisOP,
  title={Analysis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumor staging and resection according to previous body mass index and diabetes duration.},
  author={Jean J S Souza and Marcel Cerqueira C{\'e}sar Machado and Jos{\'e} Eduardo Monteiro Cunha and Jos{\'e} Jukemura and M{\'a}rcia Nery and Bernardo L{\'e}o Wajchenberg and Maria Adelaide Albergaria Pereira and Maria L{\'u}cia Cardillo Corr{\^e}a-Giannella and Daniel Giannella-Neto},
  journal={Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) ... [et al.]},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 2-3},
  pages={187-93}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Obesity and diabetes mellitus (DM) are associated with pancreatic cancer. The present study evaluated tumor staging and resection of pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PaC) according to previous Body Mass Index (BMI), BMI on admission and DM duration. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 151 consecutive patients with PaC was performed: 73 were evaluated according to BMI preceding tumor-related weight loss and BMI on admission; 118 according to DM diagnosis; and 38 were assessed… CONTINUE READING