The Effect of Obesity on Lung Functioning
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00284895|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 1, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 29, 2017
This research study is looking at the effects of weight loss, due to surgery or structured weight-loss program on lung function, inflammation in your body and lungs, asthma and asthma symptoms. This study is important because we will be better able to understand the effect of weight on lung functioning and asthma. Approximately 20 research subjects will be enrolling in this study at National Jewish.
Adults with asthma who has elected to undergo weight-reduction surgery may qualify for the participation. Involvement will last about 1 year.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||The Effect of Medical and Surgical Weight Loss on Pulmonary Physiology and Airway|
|Study Start Date :||November 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||November 2007|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00284895
|United States, Colorado|
|National Jewish Medical and Research Center|
|Denver, Colorado, United States, 80206|
|Principal Investigator:||David Beuther, MD||National Jewish Medical and Research Center faculty|