A Registry to Collect Data and Biospecimens from Patients who are Obese and are Candidates for Bariatric Surgery

Overview

  • Study type

    Observational
  • 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
    • Jacksonville, Florida: 16-000491
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 16-000491

About this study

The purpose of this study is to collect and maintain a clinical and pathology database, and a biobank of blood, stool, and tissue specimens, from patients being treated surgically for obesity. The hope is this will ultimately help identify biological predictors for matching the best bariatric surgery to the patient for maximizing the effectiveness of the weight loss.

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.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • A candidate for bariatric surgery
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must be capable of and willing to sign an informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

  • Has previously undergone a stapled bariatric operation 

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Steven Bowers, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Mauricia Buchanan R.N., C.C.R.C.

(904)953-9455

Buchanan.Mauricia@mayo.edu

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CLS-20358446

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