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Title: Energy expenditure and substrate metabolism in patients with cancer and weight loss
Author: Hansell, Douglas Thomson
ISNI:       0000 0001 3530 6032
Awarding Body: University of Glasgow
Current Institution: University of Glasgow
Date of Award: 1986
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Cachexia is commonly seen in patients with cancer, and there is evidence to suggest that these debilitated cancer patients are at an increased risk of morbidity and mortality following surgical procedures. This thesis is concerned with two main avenues of investigation. In the first part, various mechanisms implicated in the development of cancer cachexia have been investigated in weight stable and weight losing patients with cancer and nonmalignant illness. The second part is concerned with ways of influencing the metabolic response in cancer patients undergoing moderate and major surgical procedures.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (M.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Metabolism of cancer patients