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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Changes of the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire (SPMSQ-E) After Ketamine Administration on Ophthalmic Surgery in Geriatric Population.

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Id: NCT02049411

Organisation Name: Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: June 2013

Last Update: November 25, 2014

Lead Sponsor: Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Brief Summary: - Cognitive changes are related to aging, affecting the performance of older patients in the solution of problems and the execution of tasks.

This phenomenon has been observed as a decline of neurophysiological domains, especially memory, and the velocity of thought.

Anesthesia and surgery performed contributes to its development then, is named post-operative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). The incidence varies due to conditions of:

Anesthesia and surgery.
The time elapsed after surgery.
The population studied, and the type of cognitive test employed.
The aim of this study is to evaluate the changes around the Short Portable Mental Status Questionnaire (SPMSQ-E) after ketamine administration on ophthalmic surgery on the common conditions of geriatric patients, -comorbid and settings as minor surgery-.

  • Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction

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