Patient's Skeletal Muscle Radiation Attenuation and Sarcopenic Obesity are Associated with Postoperative Morbidity after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation and Resection for Rectal Cancer

Annefleur E. M. Berkel, Joost M. Klaase, Feike de Graaff, Marjolein G. J. Brusse-Keizer, Bart C. Bongers, Nico L. U. van Meeteren

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14 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)376-383
JournalDigestive Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Rectal resection
  • Postoperative complications
  • Sarcopenia
  • Sarcopenic obesity
  • Radiation attenuation
  • Muscle mass

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