Table 2

Characteristics of patients with pancreatic cancer with (N = 10) and without cachexia (N = 13)
Parameter No cachexia (N = 13) Cachexia (N = 10) p-value
age median (lq/uq) 66 (51/69) 65 (57/74) 0,385
weight loss median (lq/uq) 2,1 (0/5,5) 13,9 (10/19,2) <0.001
CrP median (lq/uq) 7.3 (5.7/11.8) 11.6 (3.1/25.6) 0.548
protein median (lq/uq) 74.9 (70.8/77.9) 71.4 (66.4/75.6) 0.19
resectionrate 12 (92.3) 5 (50) 0.022
stage UICC II 12 (92.3) 4 (40) 0.005
UICC III 1 (6,7) 1 (10)
UICC IV 0 5 (50)

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Skorokhod et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:265   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-265

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