Cachexia and Wasting

Cachexia and Wasting

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Cachexia may well represent the flip side of the tremendous achievements of modern medicine. The aim of this volume, written by world-renowned scientists, is to provide the best available evidence on the pathogenesis, clinical features and therapeutic approach of cachexia, and to facilitate the understanding of the complex yet unequivocal clinical role of this syndrome, that truly represents a disease, or, more likely, a disease within other different diseases.Anonymous (2000) Turning the tide of malnutrition: responding to the challenge of the 21st century. Geneva ... J Med Assoc Thai 87:503a€“507 Dewys WD, Begg C , Lavin PT et al (1980) Prognostic effect of weight loss prior to chemotherapy in cancer patients. Eastern ... Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, pp 261a€“277 Roubenoff R, Kehayias JJ (1991) The meaning and measurement of lean body mass.

Title:Cachexia and Wasting
Author:Giovanni Mantovani
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-06


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