Effect of Weight Loss on Breast Density Using Both Digital Mammography and Breast MRI
OBJECTIVES: I. To determine if weight loss in patients undergoing Roux en Y gastric bypass
procedures has any effect on breast density as measured by mammography and breast MRI.
OUTLINE: GROUP I: Participants undergo mammography and MRI at baseline and 1 year.
Participants also undergo gastric bypass surgery. GROUP II: Participants undergo mammography
and MRI at baseline and 1 year. After completion of study treatment, patients are followed
up at 1 year.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Change in BMI and breast density
At baseline and year 1
United States: Institutional Review Board
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