Nutritional status and cytokine-related protein breakdown in elderly patients with gastrointestinal malignancies.


BACKGROUND Age-related factors affecting cytokine-related whole-body protein breakdown and their relation to clinical outcomes in cancer patients were investigated. METHODS For assessment of protein-calorie malnutrition and protein breakdown, the creatinine height index (CHI) and daily urinary excretion of 3-methylhistidine (3-MH) were measured in 70… (More)


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