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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 3

Fecal energy losses, intestinal absorption capacity, and exocrine pancreatic function.

Average daily intakeFecal losses median [IQR]Absorption capacity (%) median [IQR]Absorption capacity < 85%

Weight (g/d)236.5 (97.8–409.3)
Energy (kcal/d)1926 (1681–2283)324 (198–597)182.9 (47.8–87.9)
Fat (g/d)86.0 (62.0–105.0)8.7 (3.8–29.9)84.2 (39.1–93.0)
Nitrogen (g/d)2.6 (1.5–3.4)
Protein (g/d)74.0 (62.8–88.3)16.3 (9.4–21.3)77.0 (54.5–81.6)
Carbohydrates (g/d)213.0 (135.0–246.0)39.6 (24.8–54.5)80.6 (62.7–85.0)

: one patient could not collect feces because of logistical problems.1Reference of healthy subjects is 200 kcal/d [22]. Loss of >200 kcal/d, .

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