BIA ANALYSIS IMPLIES PROGNOSIS IN ADVANCED COLORECTAL CANCER – (12-15-04)

BIOELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE PHASE ANGLE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: IMPLICATIONS FOR PROGNOSIS IN ADVANCED COLORECTAL CANCER.

Given that I use BIA analysis quite frequently in my practice, this one hits home. It’s just kind of funny how some patients and physicians react to the BIA and the phase angle that is calculated by the BIA. Most probably think it’s more hype and voodoo than reality. Unfortunately, this is not the case, and phase angle tracks closely with mortality in many disease states.

This study shows a cutoff at 5.57 (higher is better). Those higher than this had an average mortality of 40.4 months. Under? 8.6 months. Almost five times longer. Pretty good predictive value for voodoo…

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.







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