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Safety of an Early Discharge Protocol After Sleeve Gastrectomy

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: NCT03070457
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2017 by Amador Garci-a Ruiz de Gordejuela, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 3, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amador Garci-a Ruiz de Gordejuela, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge

Brief Summary:
Evaluate the safety and efficacy of an early discharge protocol (23 hours, overnight stay) after scheduled sleeve gastrectomy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Morbid Obesity Sleeve Gastrectomy Early Discharge Safety Issues Other: Early discharge Other: Conventional protocol Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
This study aims to demonstrate that a shorter hospital stay after sleeve gastrectomy is as safe and useful as conventional protocol with 48-36 hours of stay. We consider that an adequate patient information and support will facilitate this shorter stay

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety of an Early Discharge Protocol After Sleeve Gastrectomy. Randomised Clinical Trial
Estimated Study Start Date : March 1, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 31, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Early discharge group
Patients with a shorter hospital stay, 23 hours after surgery
Other: Early discharge
Patients randomised to early discharge or not

Active Comparator: Conventional discharge
Patients with conventional protocol and 48-72 hours of hospital stay
Other: Conventional protocol
Discharge as usually done 48-72 hours after surgery

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Readmissions rate [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    No hospital admissions after surgery

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Morbidity rate [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    Number of postoperative complications

  2. Chronogram for complications after surgery [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    Detailed timing of appearance

  3. Quality of life [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    BAROS questionnaire

  4. Patients agreement to the protocol [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    Specific survey created ad hoc

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients eligible for Sleeve gastrectomy
  • BMI 35 to 50
  • ASA I to III
  • Conventional address close to our Hospital
  • Laparoscopic surgery
  • Accompanying person after discharge
  • Availability for a smart phone

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ASA IV
  • Revisional Surgery
  • Conversion to laparotomy
  • ICU Admission after surgery
  • Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus
  • Surgery finishing after 3 pm

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03070457

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Contact: Amador Garcia Ruiz de Gordejuela, MD, PhD +35932607621

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Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain, 08907
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
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Responsible Party: Amador Garci-a Ruiz de Gordejuela, MD, PhD, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge Identifier: NCT03070457    
Other Study ID Numbers: AC007/17
First Posted: March 3, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 3, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Amador Garci-a Ruiz de Gordejuela, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge:
bariatric surgery
sleeve gastrectomy
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Obesity, Morbid
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight