Last updated on February 2019

Long-term Adverse Effects After Bariatric Surgery on Bone Density


Brief description of study

The goal of this trial is to examine long-term effects of laparoscopic gastric bypass (LRYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on bone mineral density, fracture risk, and body composition 5 years post-surgery.

Detailed Study Description

Bariatric surgery shows impressive results in terms of weight loss and resolution of comorbidities. Still, there are questions as to the frequency of long-term adverse effects: data on alterations in bone health are missing,

The goal of this trial is to examine long-term effects of laparoscopic gastric bypass (LRYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on bone mineral density, fracture risk, and body composition 5 years post-surgery.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03410459

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St Claraspital

Basel, Switzerland
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Recruitment Status: Open


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