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Comparing two classifications of cancer cachexia and their association with survival in patients with unresected pancreatic cancer
(Taylor & Francis, 2015-02-24)
Cancer cachexia is characterized by reduced weight and muscle mass, poor treatment tolerance and short survival. A universally accepted definition of this condition lacks. Two classifications have recently been proposed; ...
Reduced plasma concentration of branched-chain amino acids in sarcopenic older subjects: a cross-sectional study
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-06-18)
Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are essential amino acids necessary for muscle mass maintenance. Little is known about the plasma concentrations of BCAAs and the protein intake in relation to sarcopenia. We aimed ...