Last updated on February 2018

Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in the Morbidly Obese Kidney Transplant Candidate


Brief description of study

A prospective clinical trial will study the effects of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in the potential renal transplant candidate who is denied acceptance due mainly to the morbid obesity.

Detailed Study Description

The remaining factor in determining the effectiveness of bariatric surgery in the transplant population will be to study the effect on the pharmacokinetics of immunosuppressive medication, height, weight, BMI, abdominal circumference, blood pressure, Hba1c , average daily insulin requirements, lipid profile, TSH, 24h urine creatinine clearance and the SF-36 Quality of life questionnaire.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01913392

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Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital

Montreal, QC Canada
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Recruitment Status: Open


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