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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Effects of Intraoperative Low-dose Ketamine on Incidence of Postpartum Depression in Parturients With Prenatal Depression Undergoing Cesarean Delivery: Blind Test, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial

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Id: NCT03336541

Organisation Name: Peking University First Hospital

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: November 23, 2017

Last Update: December 13, 2021

Lead Sponsor: Peking University First Hospital

Brief Summary: Postpartum depression is common in mothers early after childbirth and produces harmful effects not only on mothers, but also on infants and young children. Parturients with prenatal depression are at increased of postpartum depression. Low-dose ketamine can be used for antidepressant therapy. We hypothesize that low-dose ketamine has a therapeutic effect on parturients with prenatal depression. This study is designed to investigate whether low-dose ketamine administered during cesarean delivery can decrease the incidence of postpartum depression in parturients with prenatal depression.

  • Perinatal Depression
  • Ketamine
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Postpartum Depression

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