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The objective of the BRAVE pilot study is to demonstrate the feasibility of enrolling patients with high-risk cardiovascular disease (CVD) into a randomized controlled trial of bariatric surgery versus medical weight management (MWM).

Sixty patients will be recruited from ambulatory cardiology clinics affiliated with two Bariatric Centres of Excellence in Ontario:

  • St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
  • Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa
Study Type

Interventional - Procedure

Study Design

Open-label, parallel-arm RCT

NO. of Countries

1

NO. of Sites

2

NO. of Participants

60

Study Period

2020 - 2023

Sponsor

PHRI

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