Women 18 and older having bariatric weight loss surgery wanted for tissue study.


Prevalence of menstrual irregularities and endometrial pathology in women who are candidates for bariatric surgery: Correlation with perceived risk, biomarkers, and weight loss

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Modesitt Susan, C

UVa Health System, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology seeks Healthy Women ages 18 and older who are having bariatric weight loss surgery for research study. The purpose of the study is to learn about the effects of body weight on the development of cancer of the endometrium, or lining of the uterus. Study involves blood draws, tissue collection during surgery and a questionnaire. Visits will correspond with regular clinic visits and will not add any time to your clinic visit. Study-related blood and tissue collection provided free of charge. No compensation is provided for this study. Contact Information: For more information please contact: " Sanja Arapovic " 434-924-2745 su2x@virginia.edu " Insert IRB-HSR # 15116 Principal Investigator: Dr. Susan Modesitt


Gastric Bypass



No Compensation

Sanja Arapovic