Ketamine molecule:

Image from PubChem

Ketamine Clinical Trials


Effectiveness of Pre-Operative Methadone Versus Morphine for Post-Operative Analgesia in Orthopedic Surgery Patients


To see complete record on clinicaltrials.gov, please visit this link

Id: NCT00892606

Organisation Name: University of Louisville

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: January 2009

Last Update: June 14, 2017

Lead Sponsor: University of Louisville

Brief Summary: The investigators propose to compare analgesia by methadone and ketamine with a combination of morphine and ketamine in orthopedic surgery patients with moderate to severe pain. The investigators hypothesize that when given with ketamine before surgical incision, methadone is more effective than morphine in reducing postoperative morphine consumption and reducing pain during movement.

Conditions:
  • Fracture
  • Pain, Postoperative


Total execution time in seconds: 0.21699190139771