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Microbes and Bariatric Surgery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01130207
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 25, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Edward J. Shillitoe, State University of New York - Upstate Medical University

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Obesity Diabetes Periodontal Disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 34 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Bariatric Surgery on the Gastro-intestinal Microflora
Study Start Date : May 2010
Primary Completion Date : August 2013
Study Completion Date : August 2013

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in microflora after bariatric surgery [ Time Frame: Six months ]
    Specific differences were measured in oral and intestinal bacteria immediately after surgery.


Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Bacterial samples from dental plaque and feces, and serum


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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
Patients with obesity who are already accepted for treatment by bariatric surgery in Syracuse NY
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ages 18-65
  • Will undergo bariatric surgery for treatment of obesity in Syracuse NY
  • Willingness to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any previous gastrointestinal surgery
  • Use of antibiotics in the previous 3 months

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Locations
United States, New York
Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York, United States, 13210
Sponsors and Collaborators
State University of New York - Upstate Medical University

Responsible Party: Edward J. Shillitoe, Professor, State University of New York - Upstate Medical University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01130207     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Microbes and Bariatric Surgery
First Posted: May 25, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2014
Last Verified: November 2014

Keywords provided by Edward J. Shillitoe, State University of New York - Upstate Medical University:
Obesity
Diabetes
Periodontal disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Periodontal Diseases
Gingival Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases