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Ketamine Clinical Trials


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Id: NCT01017393

Organisation Name: Seoul National University Hospital

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: April 2004

Last Update: November 20, 2009

Lead Sponsor: Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary: Chronic post-thoracotomy pain is the most common long-term complication that occurs after a thoracotomy with a reported incidence of up to 80%. While thoracic epidural analgesia has become the mainstay for managing acute post-thoracotomy pain, its effect on the chronic post-thoracotomy pain seems questionable. The objective of this prospective, double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial was to assess the effect of preemptive low-dose epidural ketamine in addition to preemptive thoracic epidural analgesia on the incidence of chronic post-thoracotomy pain.

Conditions:
  • Chronic Post-thoracotomy Pain


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