Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)+4 MoreVertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) - Procedure
40 - 67
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is looking at whether bariatric surgery can help improve nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) by measuring the liver's ability to burn fat and make glucose.

Eligible Conditions
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
  • Weight Loss
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Bariatric Surgery Candidates
  • Overweight or Obesity

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 months

12 months
Hepatic Energy Fluxes
Histologic improvements in NAFLD Activity Score (NAS)

Trial Safety

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

18 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) · Intervention Types: Procedure

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of MinnesotaLead Sponsor
1,260 Previous Clinical Trials
1,485,123 Total Patients Enrolled
Sayeed IkramuddinPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Minnesota

Eligibility Criteria

Age 40 - 67 · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You must be between the ages of 18 and 67 years at eligible visit.
You are 30.0-55.0 kg/m2 or have a BMI of 30.0-55.
You must have insurance with no exclusion for obesity related treatments or management of obesity surgery complications
You are willing to comply with the follow-up protocol and successfully complete the run-in.
Vulnerable populations will not be targeted for inclusion, but those noted in section 9.1 may be allowed to participate provided they met all of the inclusion and none of the exclusion criteria.\n

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
University of Minnesota100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria100.0%