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Ketamine Clinical Trials


A double-blind, randomised placebo-controlled trial to determine whether low-dose intravenous ketamine peri-operatively can prevent chronic post-surgical pain, in patients undergoing thoracotomy or video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).


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Id: 2011-000506-21

Organisation Name: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Start Date: 2011-05-12

Completion Date: Completed

Brief Summary: The primary aim of this research is to question whether a low-dose ketamine infusion given for 96 hours during and after surgery, will reduce the incidence of chronic post-surgical pain, 6 weeks after surgery, in patients undergoing thoracotomy and video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).



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