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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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2019
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2019
Sarcopenia is a potentially modifiable risk factor for falls and fractures in older adults, but the strength of the association… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength has recently become a hot research topic with the extension of life span and an… Expand
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2018
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2018
Cachexia is a systemic condition that occurs during many neoplastic diseases, such as cancer. Cachexia in cancer is characterized… Expand
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2018
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2018
The radiological assessment of muscle properties—size, mass, density (also termed radiodensity), composition, and adipose tissue… Expand
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Review
2018
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2018
Cachexia is an extremely serious syndrome which occurs in most patients with different cancers, and it is characterized by… Expand
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Review
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… Expand
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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
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Review
2009
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2009
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  • 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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2004
Review
2004
The function of brown adipose tissue is to transfer energy from food into heat; physiologically, both the heat produced and the… Expand
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