Association of visceral adiposity with oesophageal and junctional adenocarcinomas.

@article{Beddy2010AssociationOV,
  title={Association of visceral adiposity with oesophageal and junctional adenocarcinomas.},
  author={Peter Julian Beddy and Jane M. Howard and Colm J. Mcmahon and Mark Knox and Catherine de Blacam and Narayanasamy Ravi and John Vincent Reynolds and May T. Keogan},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={97 7},
  pages={1028-34}
}
BACKGROUND Obesity is associated with an increased incidence of oesophageal and oesophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma, in particular Siewert types I and II. This study compared abdominal fat composition in patients with oesophageal/junctional adenocarcinoma with that in patients with oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma and gastric adenocarcinoma, and in controls. METHOD In total, 194 patients (110 with oesophageal/junctional adenocarcinoma, 38 with gastric adenocarcinoma and 46 with… CONTINUE READING

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