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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Effects of Prophylactic Administration of Ketamine on Acute and Chronic Pain After Thoracotomy for Lung Cancer, a Double Blind Randomised Trial.

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Id: NCT03105765

Organisation Name: Dr. Horst Schmidt Klinik GmbH

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: January 2011

Last Update: April 10, 2017

Lead Sponsor: Dr. Horst Schmidt Klinik GmbH

Brief Summary: Chronic Pain, especially neuropathic pain, are adverse events after posterolateral thoracotomy for lung resection. The continuous application of ketamine may have a prophylactic effect and helps to prevent chronic pain. The investigators record the incidence and severity of acute pain and neuropathic pain during a seven day period after thoracotomy as well as the incidence of chronic pain and neuropathic pain after one and three month period. Parallel Group design, comparing one Group with a continuous application (24 hours) of ketamine against a Placebo Group.

  • Acute Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain

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