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Protocol No.IUSCC-0633
Principal InvestigatorAbonour, Rafat
Age GroupAdult
TitleProspective Observation of the Incidence and Natural History of Monoclonal Gammopathy in Patients Undergoing Weight Reduction Surgery
DescriptionScreening study to determine incidence of MGUS in this patient population
Key EligibilityIn order to be eligible to take part in this trial, patients must meet the following criteria:
  • Patients must be obese, defined as a BMI ≥ 30 as calculated by the formula: weight in pounds / height squared x 703 = BMI
  • To remain in the study for the follow-up phase, the baseline screening test must indicate that a patient has MGUS.
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Applicable Disease SitesAny Site
Participating InstitutionsIndiana University (IU)
    Treatment TypeRegistry
    ContactPhone: (317) 278-5632