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Metairie, Louisiana 70001

  • Obesity


This study will provide clinical data in an observational setting. Individuals undergoing LSG, and who meet study entry criteria, may be enrolled. LSG procedures will be performed according to institutional standard-of-care (SOC) using the study stapler. All study subjects will be followed for approximately 4 weeks for safety and outcomes.


Inclusion Criteria: - Scheduled for laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy; - Subject meets NIH weight loss surgical criteria; - BMI ≤ 60 kg/m2; - Willing to give consent and comply with study-related evaluations; and - At least 18 years of age Exclusion Criteria: - Previous bariatric procedures, including gastric banding; - Prior gastric surgery; - Scheduled concurrent surgical procedure (hiatal hernia repair, cholecystectomy allowed); - Pregnancy; - Known or suspected uncontrolled bleeding disorders; - History of chronic steroid use; - Patients who have undergone significant upper GI surgery leading to adhesion; formation, as determined by the Principal Investigator; - Physical or psychological condition which would impair study participation; - The patient is judged unsuitable for study participation by the Investigator for any other reason; or - Unable or unwilling to attend follow-up visits and examinations.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Adolfo Fernandez, MD
Wake Forest University Health Sciences

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Location Contact:

Metairie, Louisiana 70001
United States

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Site Status: N/A

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Date Processed: March 26, 2020

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