Bariatric Surgery Registry

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virginia Commonwealth University Identifier:
First received: January 20, 2010
Last updated: December 19, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

Periodic analyses of our extensive database with regards to different surgical procedures for severe obesity and different obesity co-morbidities will be of benefit to our severely obese patients as well as to others world-wide.

Obesity, Morbid

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis Bariatric Surgery Data

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Further study details as provided by Virginia Commonwealth University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight loss [ Time Frame: 1 year, 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • surgical mortality [ Time Frame: 90 day post-surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • surgical morbidity [ Time Frame: 90 day post-surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • resolution of co-morbidities [ Time Frame: 1 year, 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 4595
Study Start Date: July 1980
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients who have undergone bariatric surgical procedures at the VCU Medical Center.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of morbid obesity
  • Have undergone a bariatric surgical procedure at the VCU Medical Center
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01055054

United States, Virginia
VCU Health Systems
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virginia Commonwealth University
Principal Investigator: James G Bittner, IV, MD Virginia Commonwealth University
  More Information


Responsible Party: Virginia Commonwealth University Identifier: NCT01055054     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VCU-IRB-1587
Study First Received: January 20, 2010
Last Updated: December 19, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity, Morbid
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on April 15, 2014