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Trial Comparing Early Complications of Two Techniques in the Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00632593
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 10, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 10, 2008
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to define and evaluate the early complications between two different surgical techniques used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Obesity Procedure: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 102 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Early Complications of Hand-Sewn Versus Circular Stapled Gastro-Jejunal Anastomosis in Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Study Start Date : March 2005
Primary Completion Date : January 2007
Study Completion Date : May 2007
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Circular Stapled
Patients operated performing the gastric pouch of the gastric bypass with a circular staple device
Procedure: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
Active Comparator: Handsewn anastomosis
Patients operated performing the gastric pouch of the gastric bypass in a handsewn manner
Procedure: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Body mass Index between 35 with comorbidities and 50 kg/mt2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Body mass index <35kg7mt2 and >50kg/mt2
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00632593

University Hospital Of Bellvitge
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, 08907
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
Principal Investigator: Leonardo J Silvio, MD Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge
More Information

Responsible Party: Leonardo J Silvio, University Hospital of Bellvitge
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00632593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BPGlap1
First Posted: March 10, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2008
Last Verified: February 2008

Keywords provided by Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge:
Early Complications of both techniques
Fistula rate
Dehiscence rate
reoperation rate and cause