Robert D Kilgour

Summary

Affiliation: Concordia University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Handgrip strength predicts survival and is associated with markers of clinical and functional outcomes in advanced cancer patients
    R D Kilgour
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre MUHC, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:3261-70. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a self-administered, home-based exercise rehabilitation program for women following a modified radical mastectomy and axillary node dissection: a preliminary study
    Robert D Kilgour
    Department of Exercise Science, The Richard J Renaud Science Complex, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:285-95. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Precision and reliability of strength (Jamar vs. Biodex handgrip) and body composition (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry vs. bioimpedance analysis) measurements in advanced cancer patients
    Barbara Trutschnigg
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H4A3S5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:1232-9. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Metabolic, nutritional and inflammatory characteristics in elderly women with advanced cancer
    Barbara Trutschnigg
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, 5252 de Maisonneuve W, Suite 105 B, Montreal, QC, Canada H4A 3S5
    J Geriatr Oncol 4:183-9. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Is IL-6 the best pro-inflammatory biomarker of clinical outcomes of cancer cachexia?
    Celena Scheede-Bergdahl
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nutr 31:85-8. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Determining the precision of dual energy x-ray absorptiometry and bioelectric impedance spectroscopy in the assessment of breast cancer-related lymphedema
    Anne L Newman
    Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lymphat Res Biol 11:104-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Use of prediction equations to determine the accuracy of whole-body fat and fat-free mass and appendicular skeletal muscle mass measurements from a single abdominal image using computed tomography in advanced cancer patients
    Robert D Kilgour
    a McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H4A 3S5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 41:70-5. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Use of routinely available clinical, nutritional, and functional criteria to classify cachexia in advanced cancer patients
    Antonio A L Vigano
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory MNUPAL, 105B, Place Vendôme, 5252 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3S5, Canada Supportive and Palliative Care, McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1, Canada Electronic address
    Clin Nutr . 2016
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism and body composition, functional performance, and blood biomarkers in advanced cancer patients
    Antonio Vigano
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Cancer Res 15:2442-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A hypothesis for a possible synergy between ghrelin and exercise in patients with cachexia: Biochemical and physiological bases
    Domenico Fuoco
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 85:927-33. 2015

Collaborators

  • Antonio Vigano
  • J A Morais
  • Leonard Rosenthall
  • Barbara Trutschnigg
  • Domenico Fuoco
  • Anne L Newman
  • Enriqueta Lucar
  • Celena Scheede-Bergdahl
  • Laura Hornby
  • Carol A Shay
  • Haneen Molla
  • Dorit Tidhar
  • Anna Towers
  • Pamela Hodgson
  • Heather L Watt
  • Allison Haggarty
  • Jason Reinglas

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Handgrip strength predicts survival and is associated with markers of clinical and functional outcomes in advanced cancer patients
    R D Kilgour
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre MUHC, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 21:3261-70. 2013
    ..g., sarcopenia), subjective performance measures (e.g., quality of life), and muscle strength (e.g., isokinetic torque of the quadriceps) in patients with advanced forms of non-small cell lung and gastrointestinal cancers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a self-administered, home-based exercise rehabilitation program for women following a modified radical mastectomy and axillary node dissection: a preliminary study
    Robert D Kilgour
    Department of Exercise Science, The Richard J Renaud Science Complex, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 109:285-95. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Precision and reliability of strength (Jamar vs. Biodex handgrip) and body composition (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry vs. bioimpedance analysis) measurements in advanced cancer patients
    Barbara Trutschnigg
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H4A3S5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 33:1232-9. 2008
    ..The Jamar handgrip dynamometer shows more consistency than the Biodex handgrip attachment in ACPs, and should therefore be the preferred measure of changes in strength over time...
  4. doi request reprint Metabolic, nutritional and inflammatory characteristics in elderly women with advanced cancer
    Barbara Trutschnigg
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, 5252 de Maisonneuve W, Suite 105 B, Montreal, QC, Canada H4A 3S5
    J Geriatr Oncol 4:183-9. 2013
    ..Our objective was to determine differences in energy expenditure during rest and activity, body composition, nutrition, and inflammatory markers between healthy elderly females and those with advanced cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Is IL-6 the best pro-inflammatory biomarker of clinical outcomes of cancer cachexia?
    Celena Scheede-Bergdahl
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Clin Nutr 31:85-8. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Determining the precision of dual energy x-ray absorptiometry and bioelectric impedance spectroscopy in the assessment of breast cancer-related lymphedema
    Anne L Newman
    Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Lymphat Res Biol 11:104-9. 2013
    ..Although dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and bioelectric impedance spectroscopy (BIS) have been used to assess BCRL, no study has evaluated the precision of these two modalities in the same cohort...
  7. doi request reprint Use of prediction equations to determine the accuracy of whole-body fat and fat-free mass and appendicular skeletal muscle mass measurements from a single abdominal image using computed tomography in advanced cancer patients
    Robert D Kilgour
    a McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC H4A 3S5, Canada
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 41:70-5. 2016
    ..Based on the magnitude of these differences, we concluded that prediction equations using single abdominal CT images have poor accuracy, cannot be considered as surrogates for DXA, and may have limited clinical utility. ..
  8. doi request reprint Use of routinely available clinical, nutritional, and functional criteria to classify cachexia in advanced cancer patients
    Antonio A L Vigano
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory MNUPAL, 105B, Place Vendôme, 5252 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3S5, Canada Supportive and Palliative Care, McGill University Health Centre, 1001 Decarie Boulevard, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 3J1, Canada Electronic address
    Clin Nutr . 2016
    ..Cachexia is a highly prevalent syndrome in cancer and chronic diseases. However, due to the heterogeneous features of cancer cachexia, its identification and classification challenge clinical practitioners...
  9. doi request reprint Relationship between angiotensin-converting enzyme gene polymorphism and body composition, functional performance, and blood biomarkers in advanced cancer patients
    Antonio Vigano
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Clin Cancer Res 15:2442-7. 2009
    ....
  10. doi request reprint A hypothesis for a possible synergy between ghrelin and exercise in patients with cachexia: Biochemical and physiological bases
    Domenico Fuoco
    McGill Nutrition and Performance Laboratory, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Electronic address
    Med Hypotheses 85:927-33. 2015
    ..Thus, the combination of ghrelin administration with progressive resistance training may serve to circumvent ghrelin resistance and further reduce muscle wasting, which are commonly associated with cachexia. ..