Last updated on June 2018

A prospective study to compare the efficacy and safety of Laparoscopic Gastric Plication and Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banded Plication procedures for patients with Severe or Morbid Obesity

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Morbid obesity | Body Composition
  • Age: Between 18 - 70 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female


  • Age: 18– 70 years
  • BMI 30-34.9 with one or more obesity-related co-morbidities
  • BMI 35-39.9 kg/m2 with one or more severe co-morbid conditions or BMI 40-55 kg/m2
  • Willingness to comply with dietary restrictions required by the protocol
  • History of obesity for at least 5 years
  • History of at least 6 months of documented failures with traditional non-surgical weight loss methods
  • Willingness to follow protocol requirements which include: signing the informed consent form, completing routine follow-up visits for the study duration, and completing all pre- and post-operative laboratory and diagnostics tests, including mental health clearance
  • If female with childbearing potential, using an appropriate form of contraception


  • Age less than 18, age greater than 70
  • Pregnancy
  • Previous bariatric surgery or previous gastric surgery
  • Presence of achalasia
  • Any condition that, in the judgment of the investigator, would place a subject at undue risk, or could potentially compromise the results or interpretation of the study.

Recruitment Status: Open

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