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Propofol-Ketamine (Ketofol) Versus Propofol-Fentanyl (Fenofol) as Procedural Sedation for Unilateral Open Carpal Tunnel Release Under Local Anesthesia

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Id: NCT04686448

Organisation Name: Zagazig University

Overal Status: Recruiting

Start Date: January 1, 2021

Last Update: February 9, 2021

Lead Sponsor: Zagazig University

Brief Summary: There are different methods of anesthesia for CTR surgery. Procedural sedation will allow rapid recovery and fewer complications than regional or general anesthesia (GA).

Attempts have been made in the past to use additives with propofol to reduce its dose. Ketofol (ketamine/propofol combination) was used for procedural sedation and analgesia. Ketamine and propofol administered in combination have offered effective sedation for spinal anesthesia and for gynecologic, ophthalmologic, and cardiovascular procedures in all age groups. The opposing hemodynamic and respiratory effects of each drug may enhance the utility of this drug combination, increasing both safety and efficacy and allowing reduction in the dose of propofol required to achieve sedation.

Propofol alone had a significantly greater number of apnea with desaturation (SpO2 < 90%) episodes. Further, it has been shown that during colonoscopies, propofol in combination with fentanyl provided similar patient satisfaction with shorter recovery times even at lower depths of sedation as compared to propofol. The addition of fentanyl to propofol has been shown to result in better operator feasibility with no difference in recovery time, cognitive impairment, or complications as compared to the use of propofol only for sedation.

  • Procedural Sedation

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