Prof Muscaritoli on best practice in the treatment of cachexia

Prof Muscaritoli on best practice in the treatment of cachexia


The very best intervention is recognition: recognition of weight loss Early recognition for the presence of cachexia and early intervention with nutritional support Exercise Specific nutrients which may play a role in the modulation of inflammation Some drugs In a word – a multi-model approach to cancer cachexia not only for the correction of cancer cachexia but also for the prevention of cancer cachexia We know that cachexia represents a spectrum of conditions ranging from normality to pre-cachexia to cachexia to refractoric cachexia which is the phase where nutritional metabolic interventions are most unlikely to be effective for these patients So we should focus on patients with pre-cachexia and cachexia where we may obtain the best results in terms of prevention and treatment and this is extremely important related to the data of the Premio study We know that we should start early with the recognition, prevention and treatment

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