Prognostic Nutritional Index

Prognostic Nutritional Index

Buzby Index Oncology An instrument used to define the nutritional status and predict clinical outcomes of Pts with CA, based on body weight, total body nitrogen and potassium, serum albumin and transferrin levels, triceps skin-fold thickness, and delayed skin hypersensitivity. See Cancer cachexia, Malnutrition.
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A (244); B (106); C (17) TACE: transarterial chemoembolization; NR: not reported; NLR: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio; PLR: platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio; PNI: prognostic nutritional index; PI: prognostic index; mGPS: modified Glasgow Prognostic Score; NLR-PLR: neutrophil/platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio; APRI: aspartate aminotransferase/platelet ratio index; SII: systemic immune-inflammation index; GPS: Glasgow Prognostic Score; PI: prognostic index.
Predicting Postoperative Head and Neck Complications Using Nutritional Assessment: The Prognostic Nutritional Index. Arch Otolaryngol 1983; 109: 83-5.
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