Publications by authors named "Vickie E Baracos"

100Publications

Response Regarding: Thigh Ultrasound Used to Identify Frail Elderly Patients With Sarcopenia Undergoing Surgery: A Pilot Study.

J Surg Res 2020 Dec 9. Epub 2020 Dec 9.

Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; The Centre of Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2020

Sarcopenia Severity Based on Computed Tomography Image Analysis in Patients with Cirrhosis.

Nutrients 2020 Nov 11;12(11). Epub 2020 Nov 11.

Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Unit, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2X8, Canada.

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November 2020

Deep learning method for localization and segmentation of abdominal CT.

Comput Med Imaging Graph 2020 Oct 14;85:101776. Epub 2020 Aug 14.

School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

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October 2020

Thigh Ultrasound Used to Identify Frail Elderly Patients with Sarcopenia Undergoing Surgery: A Pilot Study.

J Surg Res 2020 Aug 11;256:422-432. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; The Centre of Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Sarcopenia and low muscle radiodensity associate with impaired FEV in allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2020 Dec 29;11(6):1570-1579. Epub 2020 Jul 29.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2020

Review article: prognostic significance of body composition abnormalities in patients with cirrhosis.

Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2020 08 3;52(4):600-618. Epub 2020 Jul 3.

Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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August 2020

Lipid is heterogeneously distributed in muscle and associates with low radiodensity in cancer patients.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2020 06 27;11(3):735-747. Epub 2020 Jan 27.

Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, 4-002 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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June 2020

Integration of palliative, supportive, and nutritional care to alleviate eating-related distress among advanced cancer patients with cachexia and their family members.

Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2019 Nov 17;143:117-123. Epub 2019 Sep 17.

School of Healthcare Sciences, College of Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University, 35-43 Eastgate House, Newport Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF24 0AB, UK. Electronic address:

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November 2019

Immunohistochemical phenotyping of T cells, granulocytes, and phagocytes in the muscle of cancer patients: association with radiologically defined muscle mass and gene expression.

Skelet Muscle 2019 09 14;9(1):24. Epub 2019 Sep 14.

Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, 4-002 Li Ka Shing Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2P5, Canada.

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September 2019

Accuracy of Resting Energy Expenditure Predictive Equations in Patients With Cancer.

Nutr Clin Pract 2019 Dec 25;34(6):922-934. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Human Nutrition Research Unit, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2019

Clinical and biological characterization of skeletal muscle tissue biopsies of surgical cancer patients.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2019 12 15;10(6):1356-1377. Epub 2019 Jul 15.

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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December 2019

Rapid atrophy of cardiac left ventricular mass in patients with non-small cell carcinoma of the lung.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2019 10 10;10(5):1070-1082. Epub 2019 Jul 10.

Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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October 2019

Profiling Determinants of Resting Energy Expenditure in Colorectal Cancer.

Nutr Cancer 2020 8;72(3):431-438. Epub 2019 Jul 8.

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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December 2020

Change in Skeletal Muscle Following Resection of Stage I-III Colorectal Cancer is Predictive of Poor Survival: A Cohort Study.

World J Surg 2019 10;43(10):2518-2526

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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October 2019

Convergent neuronal projections from paraventricular nucleus, parabrachial nucleus, and brainstem onto gastrocnemius muscle, white and brown adipose tissue in male rats.

J Comp Neurol 2019 12 24;527(17):2826-2842. Epub 2019 May 24.

Department of Pharmacology, and Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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December 2019

Cancer-Associated Malnutrition and CT-Defined Sarcopenia and Myosteatosis Are Endemic in Overweight and Obese Patients.

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2020 02 22;44(2):227-238. Epub 2019 Apr 22.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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February 2020

Prevalence and prognostic significance of malnutrition in patients with cancers of the head and neck.

Clin Nutr 2020 Mar 4;39(3):901-909. Epub 2019 Apr 4.

Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 1Z2, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2020

Determinants of change in resting energy expenditure in patients with stage III/IV colorectal cancer.

Clin Nutr 2020 01 30;39(1):134-140. Epub 2019 Mar 30.

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life, and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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January 2020

Cancer cachexia is defined by an ongoing loss of skeletal muscle mass.

Ann Palliat Med 2019 Jan;8(1):3-12

Division of Human Nutrition, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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January 2019

Undiagnosed cardiac deficits in non-small cell carcinoma patients in the candidate population for anti-cachexia clinical trials.

Support Care Cancer 2019 Apr 13;27(4):1551-1561. Epub 2018 Dec 13.

Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2, Canada.

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April 2019

Poor Physical Function as a Marker of Sarcopenia in Adults with Class II/III Obesity.

Curr Dev Nutr 2018 Mar 18;2(3):nzx008. Epub 2017 Dec 18.

Departments of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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March 2018

Assessing dietary intake in accordance with guidelines: Useful correlations with an ingesta-Verbal/Visual Analogue Scale in medical oncology patients.

Clin Nutr 2019 08 30;38(4):1927-1935. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Department of Supportive Care, Cancer Institute of Montpellier (ICM), Montpellier, University of Montpellier, France; Department of Clinical Nutrition and Gastroenterology, Cancer Institute of Montpellier (ICM), University of Montpellier, France.

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August 2019

Cancer-associated malnutrition.

Authors:
Vickie E Baracos

Eur J Clin Nutr 2018 09 5;72(9):1255-1259. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G1Z2.

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September 2018

Low subcutaneous adiposity associates with higher mortality in female patients with cirrhosis.

J Hepatol 2018 09 28;69(3):608-616. Epub 2018 Apr 28.

Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Barriers to cancer nutrition therapy: excess catabolism of muscle and adipose tissues induced by tumour products and chemotherapy.

Proc Nutr Soc 2018 11 30;77(4):394-402. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

Division of Palliative Care Medicine,Department of Oncology,University of Alberta, 11560 University Avenue,Edmonton, Alberta,Canada.

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November 2018

Associations of pre-existing co-morbidities with skeletal muscle mass and radiodensity in patients with non-metastatic colorectal cancer.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2018 08 19;9(4):654-663. Epub 2018 Apr 19.

Human Nutrition Research Unit, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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August 2018

Head and Neck Cancer Patients Do Not Meet Recommended Intakes of Micronutrients without Consuming Fortified Products.

Nutr Cancer 2018 04 13;70(3):474-482. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

a Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science , University of Alberta , Edmonton , Alberta , Canada.

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April 2018

Bridging the gap: are animal models consistent with clinical cancer cachexia?

Authors:
Vickie E Baracos

Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2018 04 6;15(4):197-198. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

Division of Palliative Care Medicine, Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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April 2018

Cancer-associated cachexia.

Nat Rev Dis Primers 2018 01 18;4:17105. Epub 2018 Jan 18.

Clinical and Surgical Sciences, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, Royal Infirmary, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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January 2018

Fish oil mitigates myosteatosis and improves chemotherapy efficacy in a preclinical model of colon cancer.

PLoS One 2017 23;12(8):e0183576. Epub 2017 Aug 23.

Alberta Institute for Human Nutrition, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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October 2017

Body Composition in Relation to Clinical Outcomes in Renal Cell Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Eur Urol Focus 2018 04 4;4(3):420-434. Epub 2016 Dec 4.

Radboud University Medical Center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

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April 2018

Psoas as a sentinel muscle for sarcopenia: a flawed premise.

Authors:
Vickie E Baracos

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2017 08 3;8(4):527-528. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G1Z2, Canada.

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August 2017

The applicability of a weight loss grading system in cancer cachexia: a longitudinal analysis.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2017 Oct 18;8(5):789-797. Epub 2017 Jun 18.

European Palliative Care Research Centre (PRC), Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU-Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

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October 2017

Subcutaneous adiposity is an independent predictor of mortality in cancer patients.

Br J Cancer 2017 Jun 6;117(1):148-155. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB T6G 2E1, Canada.

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June 2017

Muscle mass and association to quality of life in non-small cell lung cancer patients.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2017 Oct 10;8(5):759-767. Epub 2017 May 10.

Department of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway.

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October 2017

International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Endorses Volitional Death by Starvation and Dehydration.

Authors:
Vickie E Baracos

J Palliat Med 2017 06 1;20(6):577. Epub 2017 Mar 1.

Department of Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, University of Alberta , Edmonton, Canada .

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June 2017

Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinases Inhibitors: Potential Therapeutic Agents for Cancer Cachexia.

Authors:
Vickie E Baracos

Mol Cancer Ther 2017 02;16(2):263-264

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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February 2017

Ken Fearon.

Cell Metab 2016 12 13;24(6):765-766. Epub 2016 Dec 13.

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Cancer Cachexia: Beyond Weight Loss.

J Oncol Pract 2016 11;12(11):1163-1171

University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA; Duke University Medical Center; and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC; and University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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November 2016

Drug Dose Per Kilogram Lean Body Mass Predicts Hematologic Toxicity From Carboplatin-Doublet Chemotherapy in Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.

Clin Lung Cancer 2017 03 5;18(2):e129-e136. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Department of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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March 2017

Physiological and functional failure in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, congestive heart failure and cancer: a debilitating intersection of sarcopenia, cachexia and breathlessness.

Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2016 09;10(3):236-41

aQueen's University, Kingston, Ontario bDepartment of Oncology, University of Alberta Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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September 2016

Skeletal muscle radiodensity is prognostic for survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Clin Nutr 2016 12 1;35(6):1386-1393. Epub 2016 Apr 1.

Dept of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway; Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.

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December 2016

Concurrent depletion of skeletal muscle, fat, and left ventricular mass in patients with cirrhosis of the liver.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2016 Mar 27;7(1):97-9. Epub 2015 Dec 27.

Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine University of Alberta Edmonton AB Canada.

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March 2016

Recommended European Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition protein and energy intakes and weight loss in patients with head and neck cancer.

Head Neck 2016 08 29;38(8):1248-57. Epub 2016 Mar 29.

Alberta Institute for Human Nutrition, Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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August 2016

Loss of visceral adipose tissue precedes subcutaneous adipose tissue and associates with n-6 fatty acid content.

Clin Nutr 2016 12 24;35(6):1347-1353. Epub 2016 Feb 24.

Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, 4-002 Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Research Innovation, Edmonton, AB T6G 2E1, Canada. Electronic address:

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December 2016

The effects of curcumin (diferuloylmethane) on body composition of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer.

Oncotarget 2016 Apr;7(15):20293-304

Division of Hematology & Oncology and Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA.

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April 2016

Modeling the energetic cost of cancer as a result of altered energy metabolism: implications for cachexia.

Theor Biol Med Model 2015 Sep 15;12:17. Epub 2015 Sep 15.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2, Canada.

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September 2015

Low muscle mass is associated with chemotherapy-induced haematological toxicity in advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Lung Cancer 2015 Oct 9;90(1):85-91. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

Department of Internal Medicine, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Hamar, Norway; Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.

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October 2015

Inclusion of Sarcopenia Within MELD (MELD-Sarcopenia) and the Prediction of Mortality in Patients With Cirrhosis.

Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2015 Jul 16;6:e102. Epub 2015 Jul 16.

1] Liver Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada [2] Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

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July 2015

Development of a new equation to estimate creatinine clearance in cancer patients.

Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2015 Jul 19;76(1):117-24. Epub 2015 May 19.

Department of Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB, T6G 1Z2, Canada,

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July 2015

Muscle wasting: is mitochondrial dysfunction a key target?

Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2015 May;18(3):213-4

aClermont Université, Université d'Auvergne, Unité de Nutrition Humaine bINRA, UMR 1019, UNH, CRNH Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France cNutrition Unit, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland dDepartment of Oncology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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May 2015

Hyperhomocysteinemia as a potential contributor of colorectal cancer development in inflammatory bowel diseases: a review.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Jan;21(4):1081-90

Ammar Hassanzadeh Keshteli, Karen L Madsen, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1, Canada.

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January 2015

Skeletal muscle anabolism in patients with advanced cancer.

Authors:
Vickie E Baracos

Lancet Oncol 2015 Jan 16;16(1):13-4. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

Department of Oncology, University of Alberta, 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Canada T6G1Z2. Electronic address:

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January 2015

Diagnostic criteria for the classification of cancer-associated weight loss.

J Clin Oncol 2015 Jan 24;33(1):90-9. Epub 2014 Nov 24.

Lisa Martin and Vickie E. Baracos, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta; R. Thomas Jagoe, McGill Cancer Nutrition Rehabilitation Clinic, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec; Martin Chasen, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Pierre Senesse, Institut Régional du Cancer de Montpellier, Montpellier; Sami Antoun, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; Ioannis Gioulbasanis, Larissa General Clinic, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece; Federico Bozzetti, University of Milan, Milan, Italy; Chris Deans and Kenneth H. Fearon, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Florian Strasser, Cantonal Hospital, St Gallen, Switzerland; Lene Thoresen, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway; Kent Lundholm, Institute of Clinical Sciences, Gothenburg University; and Ingvar Bosaeus, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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January 2015

Tumour-derived PTH-related protein triggers adipose tissue browning and cancer cachexia.

Nature 2014 Sep 13;513(7516):100-4. Epub 2014 Jul 13.

Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA.

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September 2014

The association between body composition and toxicities from the combination of Doxil and trabectedin in patients with advanced relapsed ovarian cancer.

Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 2014 Jun 23;39(6):693-8. Epub 2014 Jan 23.

a Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State University, 412 Sandels Building, 120 Convocation Way, Tallahassee, FL 32360, USA.

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June 2014

Severe muscle depletion predicts postoperative length of stay but is not associated with survival after liver transplantation.

Liver Transpl 2014 Jun 26;20(6):640-8. Epub 2014 Mar 26.

Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada; Liver Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Canada.

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June 2014

Associations between objectively measured physical activity and quality of life in cancer patients with brain metastases.

J Pain Symptom Manage 2014 Sep 11;48(3):322-32. Epub 2014 Mar 11.

Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

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September 2014

Concurrent evolution of cancer cachexia and heart failure: bilateral effects exist.

J Cachexia Sarcopenia Muscle 2014 Jun 14;5(2):95-104. Epub 2014 Mar 14.

Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.

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June 2014

Too little or too much are inadequate.

Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2014 May;17(3):211-2

Clinical Nutrition, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland.

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May 2014

Central tenet of cancer cachexia therapy: do patients with advanced cancer have exploitable anabolic potential?

Am J Clin Nutr 2013 Oct 21;98(4):1012-9. Epub 2013 Aug 21.

Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

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October 2013

Assessment of nutritional status in cancer--the relationship between body composition and pharmacokinetics.

Anticancer Agents Med Chem 2013 Oct;13(8):1197-203

Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State University, 120 Convocation Way, PO Box 3061493, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1493, USA.

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October 2013

The head and neck symptom checklist©: an instrument to evaluate nutrition impact symptoms effect on energy intake and weight loss.

Support Care Cancer 2013 Nov 14;21(11):3127-36. Epub 2013 Jul 14.

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada,

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November 2013

Sarcopenia as a prognostic index of nutritional status in concurrent cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.

J Clin Gastroenterol 2013 Nov-Dec;47(10):861-70

*Department of Oncology, Cross Cancer Institute †Division of Gastroenterology & Liver Unit, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB, Canada ‡Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

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June 2014

Sarcopenia and physical function in overweight patients with advanced cancer.

Can J Diet Pract Res 2013 ;74(2):69-74

Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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December 2013

Home-based functional walking program for advanced cancer patients receiving palliative care: a case series.

BMC Palliat Care 2013 11;12:22. Epub 2013 May 11.

Physical Activity and Cancer, Physical Education & Recreation, University of Alberta, E-488 Van Vliet Centre, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2H9, Canada.

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May 2014