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Cachexia

Known as: CACHECTIC, Cachexia [Disease/Finding], Wasting syndrome 
The loss of body weight and muscle mass frequently seen in patients with cancer, AIDS, or other diseases.
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
PURPOSE Emerging evidence suggests muscle depletion predicts survival of patients with cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS At a cancer… Expand
Review
2011
Review
2011
To develop a framework for the definition and classification of cancer cachexia a panel of experts participated in a formal… Expand
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Chronic diseases as well as aging are frequently associated with deterioration of nutritional status, loss muscle mass and… Expand
Review
2009
Review
2009
  • M. Tisdale
  • Physiological reviews
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 13719538
Up to 50% of cancer patients suffer from a progressive atrophy of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle, called cachexia, resulting… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
On December 13th and 14th a group of scientists and clinicians met in Washington, DC, for the cachexia consensus conference. At… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Cachexia causes weight loss and increased mortality. It affects more than 5 million persons in the United States. Other causes of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mice and cattle with genetic deficiencies in myostatin exhibit dramatic increases in skeletal muscle mass, suggesting that… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
MyoD regulates skeletal muscle differentiation (SMD) and is essential for repair of damaged tissue. The transcription factor… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Transforming growth factor-β1 (TGF-β1) is a multifunctional growth factor that has profound regulatory effects on many… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Cachexia is a potentially lethal syndrome of unknown etiology characterized by anorexia, weight loss, and protein wasting that… Expand
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