The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.
Read our disclaimer for details.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01130207
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : May 25, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2014
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Edward J. Shillitoe, State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
The investigators will study people who are obese and will be treated by bariatric surgery. The investigators will test the hypothesis that some of the features of obesity are related to the bacteria in the gastro-intestinal tract.
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with obesity who are already accepted for treatment by bariatric surgery in Syracuse NY
Will undergo bariatric surgery for treatment of obesity in Syracuse NY