Summary

for people ages 18-65 (full criteria)
at Sacramento, California
study started
estimated completion

Description

Summary

Research the genetic and biomechanical markers of human adipose tissue on patients with morbid obesity. Additional tissue/fluid collection is also gathered during the time of surgery.

Official Title

Genetic and Biochemical Characteristics of Medically-Complicated Obesity and Response to Bariatric Surgery

Details

Study participation by invitation. Patients will be invited to participate after completing all necessary clinical visits including lab studies, counseling, and participation in educational programs. During the pre-operative visit patients interested in participation will complete all necessary consent documentation, during surgery tissue collection will include subcutaneous & omental fat, jejunum (Gastric Bypass), gastric remnant (sleeve gastrectomy), and liver biopsy. Post surgery patient will be observed for weight loss and resolution of co-morbidities. At designated times post surgery when lab studies are ordered additional blood/urine samples will be collected and analyzed.

Keywords

Morbid Obesity Bariatric Surgery Obesity Metabolic syndrome Diabetes Obesity, Morbid Surgery Weight Loss Surgery - Metabolic Syndrome

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 18-65

  • Meet NIH Criteria for Bariatric Surgery
  • Between the Age of 18-65
  • Dyslipidemia controlled with medication
  • Impaired glucose metabolism or type 2 diabetes

You CAN'T join if...

  • Uncontrolled Metabolic syndrome (uncontrolled diabetes, htn, dyslipidemia), one or all conditions.

Location

  • University of California Davis Medical Center accepting new patients
    Sacramento California 95817 United States

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
University of California, Davis
Links
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ID
NCT02024542
Study Type
Observational
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