ZUIJDGEEST-VAN LEEUWEN, SD; DAGNELIE, PC; WATTIMENA, JL; VAN DEN BERG, JW; VAN DER GAAST, A; SWART, GR & WILSON, JH 2000: Eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester supplementation in cachectic
cancer patients and healthy subjects: Effects on lipolysis and lipid oxidation.
17) Level II RCT 2 60 cachectic
Randomised to 2003 wks cancer patients fish oil USA capsules or placebo (mean dose EPA 1.
Sensitive" column: elderly, cachectic
, renal and liver failure, and patients with poor oral intake or NPO.
Human MCAF gene transfer enhances the metastatic capacity of a mouse cachectic
adenocarcinoma cell line in vivo.
The animal became progressively more debilitated and cachectic
until he disappeared from the study site in April 1999.
Until his episode of hemoptysis, the man had been doing well, although he was quite cachectic
K has lost 20 pounds over the past 6 weeks and is very cachectic
, and Debilitated Patients Respiratory depression is more likely to occur in elderly, cachectic
, or debilitated patients as they may have altered pharmacokinetics due to poor fat stores, muscle wasting, or altered clearance compared to younger, healthier patients.
Closely monitor elderly, cachectic
, and debilitated patients, and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease because of increased risk of life-threatening respiratory depression.
On examination, he was cachectic
with coarse rhonchi diffusely over the lungs.
He remained an inpatient for the next six months during which time he had recurrent bowel perforations, a non-healing abdominal wound and became cachectic
despite enteral and parenteral nutrition.
The patient was mildly cachectic
with a distended abdomen.