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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 2

Results of the parameters of the nutritional assessment.

ParameterMean (SD) or median (IQR)1Criteria or reference valueNumber of patients

Height (cm)172 (9)
Weight (kg)70.3 (8.4)
BMI (kg/m2)23.9 (2.5)BMI < 18.5 kg/m2
BMI < 20 (<70 y) or <22 (≥70 y) kg/m2
Weight loss in past 6 months (%)213 (6–17)Weight loss > 10% in 6 months
Fat-free mass (kg)M: 54.0 (49.8–58.0)
F: 41.0 (38.3–43.8)
Fat-free mass index (kg/m2)M: 17.0 (1.7)FFMI < 17.0 (M) or <15.0 (F) kg/m2
F: 14.9 (0.9)
Handgrip strength (kg)M: 33.7 (8)HGS < P10
F: 24.8 (6)
REE (kcal/d)3m 1829 (1622–2030)
p 1372 (1316–1440)
mREE/pREE (%)3133 (115–147)
TEE (kcal/d)3m 2378 (2109–2639)
p 1786 (1730–1885)
m-p = ∆590 (276–736)
Energy intake (kcal/d)41926 (1681–2283)
Protein intake (g/kg/d)41.0 (0.4)<1.2 g/kg/d
Vitamin A (μmol/L)2.1 (1.3–2.5)<1.2 μmol/L
Vitamin E (μmol/L)25 (22–31)<20 μmol/L
Vitamin D (25-OH) (nmol/L)46 (34–70)<50 nmol/L
APPT (s)34 (32–37)>40 s
INR (s)1.03 (0.98–1.05)>1.10 s

1Mean (SD) in case of normally distributed variables and median (IQR) in case of not normally distributed variables. 2: two persons could not recall their historical weight (pregnancy and unknown reason). 3: one patient skipped the REE measurement because of too much mental stress/tiredness during the test day. 4: one patient could not start a food diary because of an emergency IRE treatment. M: male; F: female; m: measured; p: predicted by WHO’85; REE: resting energy expenditure; TEE: total energy expenditure.

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