A clinical study involves research using participants that is intended to add to medical knowledge. In a clinical trial, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. In general, clinical studies are designed to add to medical knowledge related to the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases or conditions.
Sentara Comprehensive Weight Loss Solutions is active in several ongoing Bartiatric clinical studies, such as:
Sentara Bariatrics Surgery Outcomes Database
Inflammatory Markers in Bariatric Patients: Pilot Study
The Impact of a New Adiposity Indicator (Bariplex) on Body Image and Postoperative Compliance after Bariatric Surgery
Measurement of Inflammatory Markers and Autonomic Function after Bariatric Surgery in Obese Patients with and without Diabetes
Visit clinicaltrials.gov to learn more.