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Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in Morbidly Obese Patients. Lifestyle Intervention, Low Energy Diet or Bariatric Surgery.

This study is currently Recruiting

February 2008 By The Hospital of Vestfold

First Recieved on February 20, 2008

Last Updated on February 28, 2008

Sponsor: The Hospital of Vestfold
Collaborators: Oslo University Hospital
Information provided by: The Hospital of Vestfold
Identifier: NCT00626964


The changes in risks of developing coronary heart disease in morbidly obese patients after different weight loss interventions have not been extensively studied. The objective of this study is to investigate whether an intensive lifestyle intervention program in a tertiary care clinic (Spesialsykehuset for Rehabilitering) is comparable with bariatric surgery in decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease in these patients.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective


Ages Eligible for Study:18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:No

Inclusion Criteria: - Morbidly Obese patients with BMI > 40, or BMI > 35 with comorbidity such as Hypertension, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Weight Related Osteoarthrosis, Type 2 DM. Exclusion Criteria: - Participation in other weight loss program the last 12 months. Serious psychiatric conditions


  • Investigator: Khiem N-Dinh, MD - Principal Investigator - Center for Morbid Obesity, Vestfold Trust Hospital


  • Hospital of Vestfold

    T?nsberg, 3115 Norway

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