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The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) is a simple and well-established nutritional assessment tool and is a significant prognostic factor in various cancers. However, the role of the GNRI in predicting clinical outcomes in patients with advanced head and neck cancer (AHNC) has not been investigated. The aim of the present study was to examine the association between the GNRI and prognosis in patients with AHNC.
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Name: The Laryngoscope
Clinical impact of the Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) in patients with extensive-stage disease small cell lung cancer (ED-SCLC) have not previously been reported.
Malnutrition is one of the most common complications among dialysis patients. The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) is rarely used in dialysis patients, especially peritoneal dialysis (PD).
The survival impact of the preoperative prognostic nutritional index (PNI) has been investigated in older patients with gastric carcinoma (GC), while that of the postoperative PNI has yet to be addres...
Prognostic nutritional index (PNI) reflects the nutritional and immunologic status of the patients. The clinical application of PNI is already well-known in various kinds of solid tumors. However, the...
Few studies have examined the details of nutritional status in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (u-HCC) undergoing systemic chemotherapy with lenvatinib. We evaluated the prognostic...
The investigators investigated the clinical impacts of preoperative nutritional status on mortality in patients undergoing valvular heart surgery. Preoperative nutritional status was evalu...
This study aims to investigate the effect of a multi-disciplinary nutritional intervention program in geriatric nutritional at risk patients. The study is carried out as randomized control...
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether a four-week individual nutritional intervention can reduce the readmission/hospitalization rate among geriatric patients who are dischar...
In geriatric patients, there is a plethora of nutritional and illness-related parameters, resulting in a complex situation which hampers identification of risk factors.In the planned prosp...
In a randomized controlled pilot study the investigators include geriatric patients living in a geriatric residential community. Two interventions are compared: 1. a complex interventio...
Telephone surveys are conducted to monitor prevalence of the major behavioral risks among adults associated with premature MORBIDITY and MORTALITY. The data collected is in regard to actual behaviors, rather than on attitudes or knowledge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) in 1984.
The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.
Concepts involved with nutritional physiology, including categories of substances eaten for sustenance, nutritional phenomena and processes, eating patterns and habits, and measurable nutritional parameters.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES during EXERCISE and ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE as well as specific NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENTS of ATHLETES and the relationship between NUTRITIONAL STATUS and NUTRITION DISORDERS in athletes.
Method of psychotherapeutic treatment based on assumption of patients' personal responsibility for their own behavior. The therapist actively guides patients to accurate self-perception for fulfillment of needs of self-worth and respect for others. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
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