Effects of Bariatric Surgery in Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS)
The purpose of the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study is to examine the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on overall mortality and obesity-related co-morbidities.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effects of Bariatric Surgery in Swedish Obese Subjects|
- Overall mortality [ Time Frame: 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]The SOS study was started in 1987 and effect of bariatric surgery on overall mortality (primary endpoint) was reported in 2007. Cut off date for the analysis was November 1, 2005.
|Study Start Date:||January 1987|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2005|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Procedure: Bariatric surgery
Gastric banding, vertical banded gastroplasty, gastric bypass
Other: Usual care
Non-surgical obesity treatment
The Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study is a prospective non-randomized controlled intervention study designed to examine the long-term effects of bariatric surgery compared to usual care in obese subjects.
|SOS secretariat, Vita Straket 15, Sahlgrenska University Hospital|
|Gothenburg, Sweden, 41345|
|Principal Investigator:||Lena MS Carlsson, MD, PhD||Göteborg University|