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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2017
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2017
Cancer cachexia characterized by a chronic wasting syndrome, involves skeletal muscle loss and adipose tissue loss and resistance… (More)
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2012
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2012
Cancer cachexia is characterized by a significant reduction in body weight resulting predominantly from loss of adipose tissue… (More)
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2011
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2011
To develop a framework for the definition and classification of cancer cachexia a panel of experts participated in a formal… (More)
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2010
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2010
Chronic diseases as well as aging are frequently associated with deterioration of nutritional status, loss muscle mass and… (More)
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2010
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2010
Muscle wasting and cachexia have long been postulated to be key determinants of cancer-related death, but there has been no… (More)
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2009
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2009
Up to 50% of cancer patients suffer from a progressive atrophy of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle, called cachexia, resulting… (More)
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2008
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2008
On December 13th and 14th a group of scientists and clinicians met in Washington, DC, for the cachexia consensus conference. At… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Cancer cachexia is a multifactorial syndrome that is poorly defined. OBJECTIVE Our objective was to evaluate whether… (More)
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2002
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2002
Cachexia — the massive (up to 80%) loss of both adipose tissue and skeletal muscle mass — is a significant factor in the poor… (More)
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2002
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2002
Mice and cattle with genetic deficiencies in myostatin exhibit dramatic increases in skeletal muscle mass, suggesting that… (More)
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