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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 4

Results of the QoL assessment by GIQLI in 13 patients with LAPC.

GIQLITotal item score median (IQR)Score rangeMean sum as % of maximum scoreMean item score median (IQR)Number of items in the GIQLI

Total1102 (82.5–118.5)0–144712.8 (2.3–3.3)36
 Physical well-being225.5 (16.8–30.0)0–40652.6 (1.7–3.0)10
 Gastrointestinal digestion231 (20–34)0–40783.1 (2.0–3.4)10
 Gastrointestinal defecation220 (17.5–22)0–24833.3 (2.9–3.7)6
 Mental well-being112 (10–13.3)0–20602.40 (2.00–2.65)5

1: one patient did not return the questionnaire and 3 patients did return incomplete questionnaires for subscale mental well-being. 2: one patient did not return the questionnaire and 1 patient returned an incomplete questionnaire for subscales physical well-being, gastrointestinal digestion and gastrointestinal defecation.

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