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Nutritional Deficiencies in the Bariatric Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00351338
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2006 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : July 12, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 11, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
Although morbidly obese subjects have larger than regular caloric intake, there is evidence that they suffer from nutritional deficiencies at a higher rate than the general population, probably because they eat mostly "unhealthy food."

Condition or disease
Morbid Obesity Nutritional Deficiency

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Preoperative Nutritional Deficiencies in the Bariatric Surgery Patients
Study Start Date : July 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Malnutrition
U.S. FDA Resources





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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All morbidly obese subjects who are surgery candidates

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous bariatric operations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00351338


Contacts
Contact: Andrei Keidar, MD 00972 50 8946135 akeidar@hadassah.org.il
Contact: Hadas Lamberg, MD 00 972 2 6777572 lhadas@hadassah.org.il

Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Organization, Recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel, 12000
Contact: Arik Tzukert,, MD    : 00 972 2 6776095    arik@hadassah.org.il <arik@hadassah.org.il>   
Principal Investigator: Andrei Keidar, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrei Keidar, MD Hadassah Medical Organization Israel

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00351338     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: chayas-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: July 12, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 11, 2007
Last Verified: July 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity, Morbid
Malnutrition
Obesity
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms