The impact of morbid obesity on survival of endometrial cancer


GÜZEL A. B., KHATİB G., KÜÇÜKGÖZ GÜLEÇ Ü., Gumurdul D., VARDAR M. A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, vol.17, no.3, pp.209-214, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tjod.galenos.2020.83773
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-214
  • Keywords: Morbid obesity, endometrial cancer, survival, BODY-MASS INDEX, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS, CARCINOMA, WOMEN, ASSOCIATIONS, OVERWEIGHT, MORTALITY, OUTCOMES
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Morbid obesity is identified as patients with a body mass index more than 40 kg/m(2). Obesity is known as a risk factor for endometrial cancer due to the increase of the deposited estrogen. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of morbid obesity on the survival of endometrial cancer.