Bioelectrical impedance, cancer nutritional assessment, and ascites

N. Sarhill, D. Walsh, K. Nelson, J. Homsi, S. Komurcu

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This report describes our experience in the use of bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) as a method of nutritional assessment in a cancer patient with ascites. The BIA was an unreliable measure of body composition in this setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-343
Number of pages3
JournalSupportive Care in Cancer
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 2000


  • Advanced cancer
  • Ascites
  • Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA)
  • Nutritional assessment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology


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