The Significance of the Prognostic Nutritional Index in Patients with Completely Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

@inproceedings{Mori2015TheSO,
  title={The Significance of the Prognostic Nutritional Index in Patients with Completely Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer},
  author={Shunsuke Mori and Noriyasu Usami and Koichi Fukumoto and Tetsuya Mizuno and Hiroaki Kuroda and Noriaki Sakakura and Kohei Yokoi and Yukinori Sakao and Fan Yang},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Immunological parameters and nutritional status influence the outcome of patients with malignant tumors. A prognostic nutritional index, calculated using serum albumin levels and peripheral lymphocyte count, has been used to assess prognosis for various cancers. This study aimed to investigate whether this prognostic nutritional index affects overall survival and the incidence of postoperative complications in patients with completely resected non-small cell lung cancer. METHODS We… CONTINUE READING
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