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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Effect of Subanesthetic Dose of Ketamine Combined With Propofol on Cognitive Function in Depressive Patients Undergoing Electroconvulsive Therapy ---a Randomized Control Double-Blind Clinical Trial

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Id: NCT02305394

Organisation Name: First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University

Overal Status: Unknown status

Start Date: January 2015

Last Update: December 2, 2014

Lead Sponsor: First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University

Brief Summary: Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for depression compared with the current antidepressant agents,but the most important side effect is cognitive dysfunction. The purpose of this study is to determine whether subanesthetic dose of ketamine combined with propofol is superior to propofol anesthesia alone in improving cognitive function in depressive patients undergoing ECT.

  • Depressive Symptoms
  • Impaired Cognition
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy

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