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Ketamine Clinical Trials

Effects of an Opioid Sparing Care Pathway for Patients Undergoing Obesity Surgery

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Id: NCT03756961

Organisation Name: Göteborg University

Overal Status: Recruiting

Start Date: May 1, 2019

Last Update: September 1, 2020

Lead Sponsor: Göteborg University

Brief Summary: The opioid consumption has exploded in the western world 1, and for some patient populations such as obese patients, patients with sleep apnoea or patients undergoing cancer treatment, opioid-sparing/ opioid-free strategies could have positive effects on outcomes. Studies suggest that opioids could have opioid-induced immunosuppression, induce chronic post-operative pain syndrome and hyperalgesia in addition to the more well-known side effects such as respiratory depression, nausea, bladder, and bowel dysfunction. Hence, new studies are needed on the impact of person-centered care programs that combine pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical strategies to reduce the adverse short and long-term effects of opioid therapy.

  • Obesity
  • Pain, Postoperative

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