Impact of Biliopancreatic Limb Lenght on Long-term Weight Loss After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

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Hospital General Universitario Elche

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 3

Conditions

Weight Loss

Treatments

Procedure: BP limb 120cm
Procedure: BP limb 70cm

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03607305
HGUE 2012-12

Details and patient eligibility

About

Patients were randomly assigned into 2 groups: those patients undergoing RYGB with a BPL of 70cm and those ones undergoing RYGB with a BPL of 120 cm. Excess BMI loss 5 years after surgery was investigated

Full description

Patients were randomly assigned into 2 groups: those patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with a biliopancreatic limb of 70cm and those ones undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with a biliopancreatic limb of 120 cm. Alimentary limb was constant in both groups (150cm). Excess BMI loss 5 years after surgery was investigated

Enrollment

506 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • BMI >40 Kg/m2
  • BMI > 35 Kg/m2 with the presence of comorbidities associated to obesity
  • Age older than 18 years

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients undergoing other bariatric techniques than RYGB
  • Patients undergoing RYGB with different BPL or AL lengths than that reported for this study
  • Any other surgical procedure added to the bariatric surgery
  • Impossibility to comply with pre-established clinical follow-up.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

506 participants in 2 patient groups

BP limb 70cm
Active Comparator group
Description:
Patients underwent a RYGB with a biliopancreatic limb of 70cm
Treatment:
Procedure: BP limb 70cm
BP limb 120cm
Experimental group
Description:
Patients underwent a RYGB with a biliopancreatic limb of 120cm
Treatment:
Procedure: BP limb 120cm

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