Prognostic Significance of Pre- and Post-operative Red-Cell Distribution Width in Patients with Gastric Cancer
Published on Sep 16, 2019in Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery2.69
· DOI :10.1007/s11605-019-04392-w
Background High red cell distribution width (RDW) is reportedly provoked by chronic inflammation and poor nutritional status; high pre-operative RDW is related to poor prognosis in some cancers. However, the prognostic significance of post-operative RDW in gastric cancer (GC) patients is unclear.