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ReShape Intragastric Balloon for the Treatment of Obesity (ITALYIII)

This study has been completed.
Regional Hospital. Viale Rodolfi 37. 36100 Vicenza. ITALY
Casa di Cura Solatrix. Via Bellini 11. 38068 Rovereto. ITALY
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
ReShape Medical, Inc. Identifier:
First received: November 25, 2009
Last updated: September 10, 2015
Last verified: September 2015
A prospective, non-randomized, open-label, multi-center study designed to implant up to twenty-six (26) CE-marked ReShape™ Balloons in twenty-six (26) patients with body mass index (BMI) 30-40 to assess the effectiveness of the device. The RIB devices will be used within their labeled indications and as per their instructions for use. Enrolled patients will be followed for seven months. The patient will be prescribed a controlled diet, exercise and counseling. One group of 26 patients will receive treatment as follows: Placement, inflate to 900 cc, remove at 180 days, follow-up 30 days post removal (endoscopic video capture of placement and removal required).

Condition Intervention
Device: ReShape Duo Balloon

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: ReShape Intragastric Balloon for the Treatment of Obesity

Further study details as provided by ReShape Medical, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Total Weight Loss [ Time Frame: baseline to 180 days ]
    Mean weight loss in kilograms compared with the baseline value through 6 months of study follow up.

Enrollment: 26
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ReShape Duo Balloon
Patients seeking weight loss with a starting BMI in the 30-40 range, received the ReShape Duo Balloon
Device: ReShape Duo Balloon
ReShape Duo Balloon


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient is male or female between the ages of 20 and 60 years of age.
  • The patient presents with a Body Mass Index (BMI) 30-40 kg/m2.
  • The patient is geographically stable and willing to return to the implant center for follow-up visits.
  • The patient has been adequately informed of risks and requirements and consents to his/her participation in the post market clinical study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient presents with 20 years > Age > 60 years.
  • The patient has a progressive disease, which in the Investigator's experience produces an unacceptable increased risk to the patient, or results in a life expectancy of less than 12 months.
  • The patient is a pregnant or lactating female.
  • The patient presents with a 30 kg/m2 > BMI > 40 kg/m2.
  • The patient has had previous abdominal surgery.
  • The patient has digestive tract disorders such as active peptic ulcers, bleeding disorders, esophageal varices, Crohn's disease.
  • The patient presents with psychiatric disorders.
  • The patient is participating in concomitant research studies of investigational products that would interfere with this study.
  • The patient has inability to return for follow-up assessments.
  • The patient is an alcohol or drug abuser.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01024465

Casa di Cura Solatrix
Rovereto, Italy, 38068
Regional Hospital
Vicenza, Italy, 36100
Sponsors and Collaborators
ReShape Medical, Inc.
Regional Hospital. Viale Rodolfi 37. 36100 Vicenza. ITALY
Casa di Cura Solatrix. Via Bellini 11. 38068 Rovereto. ITALY
Study Director: Mary Lou Mooney ReShape Medical
  More Information

Responsible Party: ReShape Medical, Inc. Identifier: NCT01024465     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009-1
Study First Received: November 25, 2009
Results First Received: August 13, 2015
Last Updated: September 10, 2015

Keywords provided by ReShape Medical, Inc.:
intragastric balloon

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on April 26, 2017