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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Double Blind, Placebo Controlled Study for the Study of the Effectiveness of Perioperative Analgesia in Phantom and Stump Pain

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Id: NCT00443404

Organisation Name: University of Patras

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: December 2003

Last Update: November 6, 2011

Lead Sponsor: University of Patras

Brief Summary: Severe pre-amputation pain is associated with phantom pain development, and phantom pain models assign major importance to central and peripheral nervous system changes related to pre-amputation pain. Several interventions have been evaluated for phantom pain prevention, including continuous brachial plexus blockade5, intravenous6 or epidural ketamine administration, postoperative perineural ketamine/clonidine infusion8 and oral gabapentin9, but their true effect remains unclear.

  • Phantom Limb Pain

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