Bariatric Surgery During Lockdown, Impact of COVID-19 on Physical and Mental Health
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04453579|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 1, 2020
Last Update Posted : July 1, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Obese Morbid Obesity||Behavioral: Telephonic interview during the Italian lockdown.|
Introduction: the investigators present an investigation about the impact of COVID-19 on individuals suffering from severe obesity that were in the waiting list for bariatric surgery. Worldwide and in Italy bariatric procedures are considered as elective surgery and therefore were interrupted during the lockdown. The patients are well-known victim of stigma, social discrimination and the majority of them is affected by maladaptive eating behaviors that are supposed to worsen due to the isolation, absence of healthcare check-up and alarming pandemic scenario.the investigators performed telephonic interview providing an ad hoc questionnaire with the aim to explore their emotional and physical status.
Method: A total of 116 bariatric surgery candidates were approached using a telephonic interview during the Italian lockdown.
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Actual Enrollment :||116 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||2 Weeks|
|Official Title:||Was it Right to Stop Bariatric Surgery During COVID-19 Lockdown?|
|Actual Study Start Date :||March 9, 2020|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 4, 2020|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 30, 2020|
116 patients completed a survey
116 patients were assessed during the Italian lockdown by means of a telephone interview performed by a trained researcher. The interview was composed of socio-demographic items (e.g. employed before and during the lockdown, own accommodation during lockdown etc.) and questions about physical and mental health in relation to the COVID-19 emergency
Behavioral: Telephonic interview during the Italian lockdown.
The interview was composed of socio-demographic items lockdown, and dichotomous questions about physical and mental health in relation to the COVID-19 emergency
- Psychological conditions [ Time Frame: 2 months ]exploring physical and psychological conditions of our future bariatric surgery patients
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|Rome, RM, Italy, 00133|
|Principal Investigator:||paolo gentileschi, MD||University Hospital of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy|