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Comparison of the prognostic values of various nutritional parameters in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma from Southern China.
|Title||Comparison of the prognostic values of various nutritional parameters in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma from Southern China.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Sun P, Zhang F, Chen C, An X, Li Y-H, Wang F-H, Zhu Z-H|
|Journal||Journal of thoracic disease|
|Date Published||2013 Aug|
Nutritional evaluation is important for patients with esophageal cancer, but the impact of undernutrition on outcome of those patients is not well elucidated. Our aim is to assess the impact of baseline nutritional status on overall survival (OS) in Chinese patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and to detect a most appropriate indicator for nutritional evaluation.
|Alternate Journal||J Thorac Dis|