Evaluation of sarcopenia, sarcopenic obesity, and phase angle in geriatric gastrointestinal cancer patients: before and after chemotherapy


HOPANCI BIÇAKLI D. , Cehreli R., Ozveren A. , Meseri R. , Uslu R. , UYAR M. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.49, no.2, pp.583-588, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1808-114
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.583-588

Abstract

Background/aim: The purpose of this study was to determine sarcopenia, sarcopenic obesity and phase angle (PA) and the influence of chemotherapy (CT) on anthropometric measurements and and the PA in in geriatric patients with gastrointestinal (GI) cancer.