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A Pilot Study of the Efficacy of Alli in the Management of Pre-operative Weight Loss Required for Bariatric Surgery.

2014-08-27 03:17:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary goal of the study is to determine if orlistat 60mg (Alli) is effective in helping patients achieve a required 10% weight loss goal prior to bariatric surgery. The medication will be added to the usual standard of care which includes education regarding diet and exercise and monthly meetings with a registered dietician.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Historical Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Obesity

Intervention

Orlistat

Location

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany
New York
United States
12208

Status

Recruiting

Source

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:11-0400

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