Patient's Skeletal Muscle Radiation Attenuation and Sarcopenic Obesity are Associated with Postoperative Morbidity after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Resection for Rectal Cancer

Annefleur E. M. Berkel*, Joost M. Klaase, Feike de Graaff, Marjolein G. J. Brusse-Keizer, Bart C. Bongers, Nico L. U. van Meeteren

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)376-383
Number of pages8
JournalDigestive Surgery
Volume36
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019

Keywords

  • Rectal resection
  • Postoperative complications
  • Sarcopenia
  • Sarcopenic obesity
  • Radiation attenuation
  • Muscle mass
  • MAJOR ABDOMINAL-SURGERY
  • SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS
  • BODY-COMPOSITION
  • PREHABILITATION
  • CLASSIFICATION
  • MORTALITY
  • FRAILTY
  • SIZE

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