Malnutrition and Clinical Outcome of 234 Head and Neck Cancer Patients who Underwent Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy.

@article{Fonseca2016MalnutritionAC,
  title={Malnutrition and Clinical Outcome of 234 Head and Neck Cancer Patients who Underwent Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy.},
  author={Jorge C. B. Fonseca and Carla Adriana Santos and Jos{\'e} A A Brito},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={
          589-97
        }
}
Head and neck cancer (HNC) patients who underwent percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) present malnutrition risk and speech impairments. Their assessment relies on objective anthropometric/laboratory data. Focusing on HNC PEG patients, our aims were to evaluate: 1) outcome; 2) nutritional status when the patients underwent PEG; and 3) association of nutritional status/outcome, creating a survival predictive model. We evaluated the outcome based on NRS 2002, dietary assessment, body mass… CONTINUE READING
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