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Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery/UMMMC Bariatric Surgery Registry

2014-07-23 21:08:38 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this registry is to monitor and evaluate the efficacy, as well as safety, of bariatric surgery performed at UMass Memorial Medical Center, including laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery and laparoscopic gastric banding, in the surgical treatment of morbid obesity and associated co-morbidities such as type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Morbid Obesity

Intervention

Observational Study

Location

UMass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester
Massachusetts
United States
01655

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:38-0400

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