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This trial will compare bariatric surgery, medical weight loss, and usual standard of care to optimize morbidly obese patients with end-stage osteoarthritis of the hip or knee joint for total joint arthroplasty.
- Morbid Obesity
Inclusion CriteriaYou will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Who is running the clinical trial?
- You are currently addicted to drugs or alcohol.You must be willing to consider TJA as a treatment option.Women who are able to have children.You have had weight loss surgery in the past, specifically laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass.
- Group 1: "Usual Standard of Care"
- Group 2: Bariatric surgery group
- Group 3: Medical weight loss group
- No Placebo-Only Group - All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.
- Screening: It may take up to 3 Weeks to process to see if you qualify in this trial.
- Treatment: The duration you will receive the treatment varies.
- Follow Ups: You may be asked to continue sharing information regarding the trial for 6 Months after you stop receiving the treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the highest possible participant count for this experiment?
"Correct. All information available from clinicaltrials.gov indicates that this medical study is currently recruiting volunteers, having been first posted on October 3rd 2022 and recently updated on the 28th of the same month. This trial requires 138 participants to be recruited at a single location."
What is the primary aim of this investigation?
"The primary aim of this year-long trial is to attain a BMI ≤ 40 kg/m2 through bariatric surgery. Secondary endpoints being evaluated include prosthetic joint infection rate, total TJA operative time, and the percentage change in body weight from baseline to postoperative results."
Is there still an opportunity for people to volunteer for this experiment?
"Clinicaltrials.gov divulges that this research, which was first posted on October 3rd 2022, is actively looking for participants. The trial's particulars were last revised on the 28th of October in the same year."
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