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Palliative Surgery for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei.

Related Articles Palliative Surgery for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. Scand J Surg. 2016 Jun;105(2):84-9 Authors: Funder JA, Jepsen KV, Stribolt K, Iversen LH Abstract INTRODUCTION: Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare disease causing peritoneal carcinomatosis. In patients with extensive carcinomatosis, curative treatment is unachievable. Palliative debulking therapy is the only treatment in relieving symptoms. We report our results from palliative debulking surgery at a national pseudomyxoma peritonei center in Denmark. METHODS: From January 2007 to October 2012, we performed 27 palliative operations for pseudomyxoma peritonei with debulking at our institution. All patients were evaluated and found eligible for palliative treatment only. Patients were…
Origen: Palliative Surgery for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. – PubMed

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Nutritional status and interventions in hospice: physician assessment of cancer patients.

Related Articles Nutritional status and interventions in hospice: physician assessment of cancer patients. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2018 12;31(6):781-784 Authors: Flynn B, Barrett M, Sui J, Halpin C, Paz G, Walsh D Abstract BACKGROUND: Cancer cachexia is a multifactorial syndrome characterised by a progressive loss of skeletal muscle mass. It adversely influences quality of life, treatment response and survival. Early identification and multimodal interventions can potentially treat cancer cachexia. However, healthcare professionals demonstrate a lack of understanding and the ability to identify cancer cachexia early. The present study aimed to evaluate the assessment by physicians of nutritional status in cancer…
Origen: Nutritional status and interventions in hospice: physician assessment of cancer patients. – PubMed

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Restrictive surgical approach to palliate angina in a patient with coronary three vessel disease and biventricular metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma.

Related Articles Restrictive surgical approach to palliate angina in a patient with coronary three vessel disease and biventricular metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. World J Surg Oncol. 2017 Dec 07;15(1):217 Authors: Kornberger A, Emrich T, Beiras-Fernandez A, Vahl CF Abstract BACKGROUND: Metastatic cardiac tumors may cause different symptoms including angina, symptoms of heart failure and/or arrhythmia. In patients with concomitant coronary artery disease, it may be difficult to distinguish between angina caused by metastases to the heart, for example, by stealing perfusion from the coronary arteries, and angina caused by coronary stenosis. Identifying the origin of the symptoms is, however, essential for…
Origen: Restrictive surgical approach to palliate angina in a patient with coronary three vessel disease and biventricular metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma. – PubMed

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Twice-weekly palliative radiotherapy for locally very advanced head and neck cancers.

Related Articles Twice-weekly palliative radiotherapy for locally very advanced head and neck cancers. Indian J Cancer. 2016 Jan-Mar;53(1):138-41 Authors: Murthy V, Kumar DP, Budrukkar A, Gupta T, Ghosh-Laskar S, Agarwal J Abstract PURPOSE: The purpose of the following study is to evaluate the efficacy of a twice-weekly hypofractionated palliative radiotherapy schedule in locally very advanced head and neck cancers. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with locally very advanced, head and neck cancers were prospectively evaluated after twice-weekly palliative radiotherapy regimen of 32 Gy in 8 fractions. Median age was 55.5 years and the predominant primary site was oral cavity (46%). Majority…
Origen: Twice-weekly palliative radiotherapy for locally very advanced head and neck cancers. – PubMed

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A Soup Service for Advanced Digestive Cancer Patients with Severe Anorexia in Palliative Care.

Related Articles A Soup Service for Advanced Digestive Cancer Patients with Severe Anorexia in Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2018 03;21(3):380-382 Authors: Kawabata H, Kakihara N, Nishitani Y, Asano K, Nose M, Takanashi A, Kanda E, Nishimura M, Tokunaga E, Matsurugi A, Fujimura K, Nishikawa M, Taga C, Ikawa O, Yamaguchi M, Masuda K Abstract BACKGROUND/AIMS: The palliative care team (PCT), nutrition support team (NST), and department of nutrition in our hospital developed a special soup service for patients with terminal cancer. We evaluated the usefulness of this soup service for improving the mood in patients with advanced digestive cancer…
Origen: A Soup Service for Advanced Digestive Cancer Patients with Severe Anorexia in Palliative Care. – PubMed

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