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Impact of Weight Loss Induced by Bariatric Surgery or Nutritional Management on Sexual Function in Men With Severe Obesity (SexOb)

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: NCT03528980
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : May 18, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 11, 2019
Ministry of Health, France
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Lille

Brief Summary:
Study of the impact of weight loss induced by surgery (interventional group) or optimal nutritional management (control group) on sexual function in men with severe obesity

Condition or disease
Obesity Bariatric Surgery Candidate

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 90 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Comparing the Impact of Weight Loss Induced by Bariatric Surgery or Through a Standard Nutritional Management on Sexual Function and Sperm Quality in Men With Severe Obesity - Multicenter, Prospective
Study Start Date : May 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2020

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Bariatric surgery
standard nutritional management

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Improvement of sexual function assessed by International Index for Erectile Dysfunction (IIED) [ Time Frame: at 1 year ]
    This questionnaire consists of 15 questions addressing the following topics: erectile function, orgasmic function, sexual desire, satisfaction of the sexual relation, satisfaction of the relationship in general. Each question is scored from 0 to 5. All responses are scored between 0 and 75. Sexual function is considered normal if the IIED score is greater than 25

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients with normal sexual function (IIED> 25) with and without surgery. [ Time Frame: ay 1 year ]
  2. Change the spermatic parameters before and after weight loss in both groups [ Time Frame: at 1 year and 2 years ]
  3. Change the serum profile of sex hormones before and after weight loss in both groups a [ Time Frame: at 1 year ]
  4. Correlate the spermatic profile to the different nutritional deficiencies high lighted after the bariatric surgery [ Time Frame: at 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with morbid obesity,

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Severe obesity with BMI> 25 kg / m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient having undergone sterilization

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03528980

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CHRU, Hôpital Claude Huriez
Lille, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Lille
Ministry of Health, France
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Principal Investigator: Robert Caiazzo, MD, PhD University Hospital, Lille
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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Lille Identifier: NCT03528980    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2011_07
2011-A01012-39 ( Other Identifier: ID-RCB number, ANSM )
First Posted: May 18, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 11, 2019
Last Verified: October 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Keywords provided by University Hospital, Lille:
bariatric surgery
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Obesity, Morbid
Weight Loss
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Body Weight Changes