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Bariatric Arterial Embolization for Morbid Obesity

2016-05-31 15:08:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of left gastric artery embolization(bariatric arterial embolization) for morbid obesity. When the target vessel is blocked, some of the body's signals for feeling hungry will be suppressed and lead to weight loss.

Although there are many ways to treat morbid obesity, surgery is currently the only effective method to be confirmed. But surgical treatment is likely to carry a high risk of treatment-related complications, such as fistula or intestinal obstruction, etc. This study is designed to help treat obesity using a method of transvascular interventional therapy, which is minimally invasive and non-surgical.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Morbid Obesity

Intervention

left gastric artery embolization, healthy diet and exercise

Location

Zhongda Hospital,Southeast University
Nanjing
Jiangsu
China
210009

Status

Recruiting

Source

Zhongda Hospital

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-05-31T15:08:22-0400

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