A Study of the Effective Use of a Smartphone App for Post Liver Transplant Patients


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 14-009666
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-009666

About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of the use of  smartphone app based education, assessment and intervention modules to improve healthy behavior following liver transplant surgery.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria  

  • Have undergone liver transplantation at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
  • ≥ 18 years of age
  • Own an iPhone (iOS)
  • BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2


Exclusion Criteria 

  • Ineligible for transplant
  • Have a BMI < 30 kg/m2
  • Have an active psychiatric disorder(s)
  • Have active tobacco use
  • Have active substance use (alcohol, illicit drugs, etc.)
  • Are pregnant
  • Lack capacity to consent

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Manpreet Mundi, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Additional contact information

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