Assessment of Nutritional Status, Digestion and Absorption, and Quality of Life in Patients with Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer
Characteristics of the group of patients with LAPC at baseline.
Mean age (years) (SD)
Pancreas tumor location
Previous treatment (yes/no)1
Patients with pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy2
Dietetic treatment (yes/no)3
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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