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The Results and Outcomes of the Modified Swedish Adjustable Gastric Band (SAGB-VC) (ROS)

This study has been completed.
Ethicon, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Jens Homan, Rijnstate Hospital Identifier:
First received: March 10, 2010
Last updated: March 5, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

Since a few years the SAGB-VC is used in our clinic. This type of band has a number of advantages when compared to the earlier versions of the adjustable gastric band (AGB), reducing the chances on leakage, tube disconnection and port problems. In our clinic the follow up is strict. All patients are required to follow a special follow-up program in which the patient is seen 19 times during the first two years after SAGB-VC placement.

This is the first retrospective clinical study of a large study population of >800 patients in which a SAGB-VC was placed. This study was conducted to evaluate the results and the efficiency of the SAGB-VC in our clinic.

Weight Loss

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: The Results and Outcomes of the SAGB-VC in a High Volume Bariatric Centre

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Further study details as provided by Jens Homan, Rijnstate Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight loss [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    The amount of weight loss over time is researched

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Bariatric Analysis and Reporting Outcome System (BAROS) score [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    A specific score for quality of life (QOL) and outcome for bariatric surgery is inventorized

  • Operating time [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Operating time is inventorized

  • Complications [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    Complications are inventorized

  • Co-morbidities [ Time Frame: 2 months ]
    The reduction of co-morbidities is inventorized

Enrollment: 840
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
SAGB VC group
Retrospectively patients with a SAGB-VC gastric band are inventorized. They will also be interviewed and BAROS scores will be taken.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who received a SAGB-VC band from 2004-2008

Inclusion Criteria:

  • SAGB band placed from 2004-2008

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01084915

Rijnstate Hospital
Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands, 6800 TA
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rijnstate Hospital
Ethicon, Inc.
Principal Investigator: F.J. Berends, MD, PhD Rijnstate Hospital The Netherlands
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jens Homan, MD, Rijnstate Hospital Identifier: NCT01084915     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 680-070110-Aarts
Study First Received: March 10, 2010
Last Updated: March 5, 2014

Keywords provided by Jens Homan, Rijnstate Hospital:
Weight loss after SAGB VC band placement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Loss
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on September 19, 2017