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Ketamine Clinical Trials


Intraoperative Ketamine and Methadone for Laminectomy: Effect on Recovery, Postoperative Pain, and Opioid Requirements


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Id: NCT02252432

Organisation Name: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Overal Status: Enrolling by invitation

Start Date: February 2013

Last Update: February 10, 2020

Lead Sponsor: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Brief Summary: The purpose of this research is to determine the pain-reducing effects of ketamine (Ketalar, an FDA-approved drug for anesthesia) and methadone (Dolophine, a long-acting narcotic) after lumbar laminectomy. The investigators would like to evaluate whether intraoperative use of both drugs may be able to provide better control of pain after lumbar surgery.

Conditions:
  • Laminectomy


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