We updated the design of this site on September 25th. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Evaluation of the Dental Health Condition in Obesity Patients Before and After Bariatric Surgery

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2007 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00531154
First Posted: September 18, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 18, 2007
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to investigate whether there was an association between obesity and periodontitis, tendency to caries and periapical lesions.

People who have a higher body mass index produce cytokines (hormone-like proteins), that lead to systemic/chronic inflammation (like periodontitis and periapical lesions), and obesity related dietary habits could result in an increment of dental caries because both the amount and the frequency of sucrose ingestion are important factors associated with the aetiology of the oral disease.


Condition
Obesity Periodontitis Caries Periapical Lesion

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective

Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

  Eligibility

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Obese pateints who intended to go bariatric surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Coronary heart disease
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

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): NCT00531154


Contacts
Contact: Ilana Heling, Prof. 0097226778344 heling@cc.huji.ac.il

Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Organization Not yet recruiting
Jerusalem, Israel
Contact: Arik Tzukert, DMD    00 972 2 6776095    arik@hadassah.org.il   
Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD    00 972 2 6777572    lhadas@hadassah.org.il   
Sub-Investigator: maayan Izhaki-Silberberg, DMD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ilana Heling, Prof.
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00531154     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: heling-HMO-CTIL
First Submitted: September 17, 2007
First Posted: September 18, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 18, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Periodontitis
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Periodontal Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases