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

Overview

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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Please contact the study team to discuss whether or not you are eligible to participate in a study.

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 the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

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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Publications

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Study Results Summary

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Supplemental Study Information

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