Prevalence and outcomes of sarcopenic obesity in patients with colorectal cancer [article]

Yoko Saino, Junko Ueshima, Ayano Nagano, Fumiya Kawase, Haruko Kobayashi, Kenta Murotani, Tatsuro Inoue, Shinsuke Nagami, Mizue Suzuki, Keisuke Maeda
Sarcopenia in patients with colorectal cancer is associated with increased postoperative complications and poor survival outcomes. Although previous studies have reported conflicting results regarding the association between obesity and all-cause mortality in colorectal cancer patients, one review reported that higher visceral adiposity is associated with increased all-cause mortality. Although sarcopenic obesity in colorectal cancer may have poor prognosis, the prevalence and diagnostic
more » ... of sarcopenic obesity remain unclear. A better understanding of sarcopenic obesity in colorectal cancer patients can facilitate improved nutrition and rehabilitation interventions and promote research.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.21301026.v1 fatcat:rvckyfm5ojhmrk6pabk5zpbbf4