Trial ID or NCT#

NCT02598531

Status

RECRUITING

Purpose

The purpose of the SWIFT Trial is to answer two research questions. 1. Does bariatric surgery before total knee arthroplasty (TKA) improve both perioperative and long-term outcomes of TKA in extreme obesity? 2. Does bariatric surgery before TKA delay or possibly negate the need for arthroplasty?

Official Title

Surgical Weight-Loss to Improve Functional Status Trajectories Following Total Knee Arthroplasty (SWIFT Trial)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 22 Years to 80 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Dr. John Magaña Morton
Bariatric surgeon, General surgeon, Minimally invasive surgeon
Associate Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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