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Revisional Versus Primary Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Case Matched Analysis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tarik Delko, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2013
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2013
History: No changes posted
This study compared revisional malabsorptive laparoscopic very very long limb gastric bypass (VVLL RYGB) with primary VVLL RYGB and tested the hypothesis that one staged revisional laparoscopic VVLL RYGB is a safe and effective procedure after failed restrictive gastric banding.

Effect of Revisional Surgery for Failed Gastric Banding

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Revisional Versus Primary Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: a Case Matched Analysis

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight loss [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Complication rate [ Time Frame: early (30 days) and late (> 30 days) ]

Enrollment: 96
Study Start Date: January 2000
Study Completion Date: January 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Morbidly obese patients
48 morbidly obese patients with revisional gastric bypass
48 morbidly obese patients
with primary gastric bypass


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
morbidly obese patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary Gastric Bypass according to SMOB (Swiss group for the study of morbid obesity) Guidelines
  • Revisional Gastric Bypass after failed Gastric Banding

Exclusion Criteria:

  • According to SMOB Criteria
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Responsible Party: Tarik Delko, Dr, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Identifier: NCT01771744     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Revisional Limmi 1
Study First Received: January 16, 2013
Last Updated: January 16, 2013 processed this record on April 28, 2017