Changes in Gut Microbiota after Endoscopic Procedures for the Treatment of Obesity


About this study

The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effects of similar weight loss through caloric restriction, gastric reduction, and bypass of the proximal small intestines on gut microbiota and compare them to changes in the microbiome of obese subjects undergoing sham procedures and life-style modification.

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants in Mayo  IRB 12-006675, 12-003195, 12- 007710

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

John DiBaise, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Barham Abu Dayyeh, M.D., M.P.H.

Closed for enrollment

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