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Obesity Clinical Trials

A listing of Obesity medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (8) clinical trials

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

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 ...


Surgical Application of Vac Dressings In Obese Patients to Reduce Wound Complications

In an attempt to decrease wound infection incidence and improve healing time of open surgical wounds, vacuum assisted closure (VAC) was developed. This innovative technique provided contained controlled wound irrigation without bacterial aerosolization. A newer customizable subset of the Prevena incision Management System TM called Prevena Peel and Place TM ...


Trial Comparing Metformin Versus Placebo in Non Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Patients Receiving Bariatric Surgery for Obesity

In patients receiving bariatric surgery, a preoperative liver biopsy will confirm the presence of NASH. Those patients with NASH (histologically defined according the Brunt's criteria) will be randomized to receive metformin (2 times 850 mg orally daily) or placebo for a time period of 1 year. A control liver biopsy ...


St. Vincent's Screening To Prevent Heart Failure Study

A large proportion of the population has substantial left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) and do not have symptoms (Stage B heart failure). For many of these patients, if identified and treated appropriately, it is possible to prevent the subsequent development of heart failure (HF). Although the current gold standard for detection ...


Kagoshima Collaborate Trial in Metabolic Syndrome (KACT Study)

The primary endpoints are: - blood pressure control - Adiponectin and plasma type1 plasminogen active inhibitor The secondary endpoints are - HOMA-IR - HbA1c - TNF-α - IL-6 - Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide - LVMI - E/A ratio - Tei-index - Apo-J


Detemir Energy Expenditure Study

This is a study designed to compare the effects of 2 long-acting insulins, detemir and insulatard, on energy expenditure,weight, fat composition, gut hormone profiles, glycaemic control and fat and muscle gene expression over a 6 month period.


Rajavithi Health Promotion Project (Population Base Cohort)

Metabolic Syndrome (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, cerebrovascular-cardiovascular disease) In Community Survey was performed in central Bangkok. Prospective Cohort and intensive educated intervention (health promotion program in specific high risk groups) were performed. The aim of the study is to identify high risk patients who can develop serious complications from metabolic ...


Comparison of Two Approaches to Weight Loss Follow-Up Study

***PLEASE NOTE: Only those who participated in the original study of low carbohydrate and low fat diets are eligable for enrollment in this follow-up study***