Characterization of microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) in metabolic and gastrointestinal tissue in obese and other subjects undergoing therapeutic surgeries.

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Bariatric Surgery
  • Age: Between 20 Year(s) - 70 Year(s)
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    1. Female subjects are between the ages of 20 -80 years old
    2. Subjects who are obese (BMI > 35 kg/m2), or lean (BMI < 30 kg/m2)
    3. Subjects undergoing weight loss surgery, non-urgent elective intra-abdominal surgery, or a repea

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Subjects who are under the age of 20 years old
    2. Subjects who are pregnant



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