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Ketamine Clinical Trials


Association of Intravenous Ketamine With Thoracic Epidural Analgesia: Effects on Pain and Respiratory Function Following Thoracotomy.


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Id: NCT00726258

Organisation Name: Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille

Overal Status: Terminated

Start Date: March 2008

Last Update: August 28, 2014

Lead Sponsor: Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille

Brief Summary: Thoracotomy for lung resection is deemed painful. Ketamine is now a renewed interest in preventing acute postoperative pain. A previous study performed in the service testing the association ketamine/morphine versus morphine PCA, postoperative, for patients who do not benefit from postoperative epidural thoracic surgery, has demonstrated a reduction of postoperative pain associated with a reduction of nocturnal arterial desaturation following surgery when ketamine was added to morphine.

Conditions:
  • Thoracotomy


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