De Novo Lipogenesis in Severity of NAFLD
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03683589|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 25, 2018
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2019
|Condition or disease|
|Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Bariatric Surgery Candidate Obesity, Morbid|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||50 participants|
|Official Title:||Contribution of de Novo Lipogenesis in Severity of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 1, 2019|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 31, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 31, 2019|
Participants will receive deuterated water for 10 days before undergoing bariatric surgery.
Liver biopsy collected, lipids extracted and DNL measured via GC/MS.
- De novo lipogenesis [ Time Frame: Dec 2019 ]DNL will be measured directly in the liver biopsies
- Histological scores (NAFLD activity score) [ Time Frame: Dec 2019 ]Tissue histology will be performed to obtain NAFLD activity score (NAS). A pathologist, trained in determining the NAS of histological samples, grades them for the quantity of fat present, and the levels of inflammation and fibrosis. A score of 0 is considered completely healthy (devoid of any of these three characteristics), while a score of 8 indicates severe pathology, advanced as far as cirrhosis.
- Liver enzymes [ Time Frame: Dec 2019 ]AST and ALT will be measured on the day when liver biopsy is collected
- FibroScan [ Time Frame: Dec 2019 ]Liver fat and fibrosis will also be measured non-invasively via FibroScan TM
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
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|Contact: Majid Mufaqam Syed Abdul, MSfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Elizabeht J Parks, PhDemail@example.com|
|United States, Missouri|
|University of Missouri||Recruiting|
|Columbia, Missouri, United States, 65212|
|Principal Investigator:||Elizabeth J Parks, PhD||University of Missouri-Columbia|