Table 4.

Dysphagia in cachectic and noncachectic patients

Cachectic (n = 11)Noncachectic (n = 13)P
Adjusted MDADI dysphagia score*71.5 (16.7)77.7 (10.3)0.17
Dysphagia at presentation73% (8/11)54% (7/13)0.24
  • NOTE: Values in table expressed in mean (SD).

  • * The value of the MDADI score was imputed to have the value of 80 for those with g-tubes (n = 4) or no complaint of dysphagia (n = 3).