Ann Surg Oncol (2017) 24:2712–2719 DOI 10.1245/s10434-017-5875-6 O R I G IN AL ARTI CL E – GA STROIN TESTINA L O N C OLO G Y Adverse Effects of Low Preoperative Skeletal Muscle Mass in Patients Undergoing Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer Katsunobu Sakurai, MD, PhD, Naoshi Kubo, MD, PhD, Tatsuro Tamura, MD, PhD, Takahiro Toyokawa, MD, PhD, Ryosuke Amano, MD, PhD, Hiroaki Tanaka, MD, PhD, Kazuya Muguruma, MD, PhD, Masakazu Yashiro, MD, PhD, Kiyoshi Maeda, MD, PhD, Kosei Hirakawa, MD, PhD, and Masaichi Ohira, MD, PhD Department of Surgical Oncology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan ABSTRACT skeletal muscle mass, may improve survival. Our analysis Objective. The aim of this study was to determine the showed no relationship between preoperative SMI and impact of preoperative skeletal muscle mass on short- and postoperative complications. long-term outcomes of patients with gastric cancer (GC) who undergo gastrectomy. Methods. A total of 569 patients subjected to gastrectomy Some studies have reported that the preoperative nutri- tional status of cancer patients is associated not only with the for GC at our institution between January 2007 and December 2013 were reviewed and skeletal muscle index incidence of complication but also with
Annals of Surgical Oncology – Springer Journals
Published: May 5, 2017
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