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Is Preoperative Exercise Test in Morbid Obese Patients a Predictive Test for Extubation?

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02220959
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 20, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 10, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Guniz M.Koksal, Istanbul University

Brief Summary:
the purpose of this study is to determine if 60 meter test done prior to surgery is a predictive in terms of extubation in morbid obese patients undergoing morbid obese surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Morbid Obesity Other: walk test Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Is Preoperative Exercise Test in Morbid Obese Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy a Predictive Test for Extubation?
Study Start Date : May 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: walk test
morbid obese patients (BMI>40) undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy walking 60 meters under 1 minute before and after the measurement of Forced vital capacity (FVC)
Other: walk test
patients will be encouraged to walk a 60 meter distance under 1 minute and FVC will be measured before and after the walk test
Other Name: 60 meter walk test

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of participants with successful extubation [ Time Frame: postoperative 30 minutes ]
    preoperative 60 meter walk test

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients between 18-60 years old
  • patients with BMI > 40
  • patients undergoing Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Asthma,
  • patients with uncompensated heart failure
  • Uncompensated diabetes mellitus
  • Patients Who have orthopedic problems that effects the exercise test

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02220959

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Cerrahpasa medical Faculty General surgery operation theatre
Istanbul, Turkey, 34500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Istanbul University
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Responsible Party: Guniz M.Koksal, professor, Istanbul University Identifier: NCT02220959    
Other Study ID Numbers: 14467
First Posted: August 20, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 10, 2014
Last Verified: October 2014
Keywords provided by Guniz M.Koksal, Istanbul University:
morbid obesity surgery
walk test
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Obesity, Morbid
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight