Assessment of Changes in Abdominal Fat
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00228579|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 29, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2017
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Official Title:||Assessment of Changes in Abdominal Fat and Metabolic and Tissue Biomarkers During a Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Intervention Program|
|Study Start Date :||June 2003|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2020|
Subjects will be recruited from patients undergoing bariatric surgery at Emory Bariatrics. The cost of surgical procedures will not be provided by the research study.
- Visceral adipose tissue volume [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1, 6 and 24 months ]Visceral adipose tissue volume is measured by computed tomography
- Insulin sensitivity [ Time Frame: Baseline, 1, 6, 24 months ]Insulin sensitivity is measured by intravenous glucose tolerance test.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00228579
|United States, Indiana|
|West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 47906|
|Principal Investigator:||Nana Gletsu Miller, Ph.D.||Purdue University|