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Ketamine Clinical Trials


The Use of Ketamine as an Anaesthetic During Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for Depression: Does it Improve Treatment Outcome?


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Id: NCT01306760

Organisation Name: University of Aberdeen

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: March 2011

Last Update: September 8, 2016

Lead Sponsor: University of Aberdeen

Brief Summary: The main aim of this research is to ascertain whether Ketamine would be a more effective anaesthetic for Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) than the standard anaesthetic. In doing so the investigators aim to examine the effect of ketamine on ratings of depressive symptoms, the number of required ECT treatments, and the effect of this anaesthetic on memory.

Conditions:
  • Depression


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