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Ketamine Clinical Trials

A Pilot Study of a Single Infusion of Ketamine in Relief of Depressive Symptoms of Elderly Patients With Visual Impairment.

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Id: NCT03473431

Organisation Name: Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Overal Status: Completed

Start Date: April 15, 2018

Last Update: February 28, 2019

Lead Sponsor: Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Brief Summary: the prevalence of depression in elderly is from 4 to 30% and is associated with a lower quality of life mayor medical comorbidity, and increased mortality. Although there are various treatments for depression in the elderly, the study of interventions in resistant depression is limited and there are few reports of the efficacy and safety profile of alternative interventions such as ketamine in the elderly. The final objective of the present study is to report the effects of a single infusion of ketamine on the depressive symptoms in patients undergoing ophthalmologic surgery

  • Depression in Old Age
  • Ketamine

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