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Clinical Study

Assessment of Nutritional Status, Digestion and Absorption, and Quality of Life in Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

Table 1

Characteristics of the group of patients with LAPC at baseline.

Patients

Male/female, n8/8
Mean age (years) (SD)60.3 (9.5)
Pancreas tumor location 
 Head10
 Tail1
 Uncinate process5
Previous treatment (yes/no)114/2
Patients with pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy25
Dietetic treatment (yes/no)310/6

1Previous treatment being: chemotherapy (CT) (), percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography biliary drainage (PTC-drain) or plastic endoprothese (), CT and PTC-drain (), gastrojejunostomy (GJ) (), hepaticojejunostomy (HJ) (), CT and HJ (), GJ and HJ (), and CT, GJ, and HJ (). 2Patients commenced enzyme treatment varying from 2 months till 3 weeks before the assessment. 3Patients received dietetic treatment from a dietitian varying from 2 months till 10 days before the assessment.

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