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Original Source: The effect of target-controlled infusion of low-dose ketamine on heat pain and temporal summation threshold.

PURPOSE: We investigated the heat pain threshold (HPT) and temporal summation threshold (TST) before and after target-controlled infusion (TCI) of ketamine with an effect-site concentration (Ce) of 30 and 60 ng/ml. METHODS: Healthy young volunteers (n = 20) were enrolled. A thermode was applied to the volar side of each volunteer's right forearm, and HPT and TST were measured before and after TCI of ketamine. Vital signs and psychedelic effects according to ketamine infusion were also observed before and...

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(Medical Xpress)—Ketamine is a fast-acting antidepressant. However, it can create symptoms that mimic psychosis. Therefore, doctors don't give it to depressed patients. Memantine, a similar drug, d...

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Ketamine administered to patients expressing suicidal thoughts was associated with an increased wish to live and a decreased wish to die independently of the drug's rapid antidepressant effect. Meds...

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Single Ketamine Infusion and Neurocognitive Performance in Bipolar Depression.

We estimated neurocognitive performance using the trail making test (TMT) and the Stroop color-word interference test before, and on the 3(rd) day after a single infusion of ketamine, in 18 bipolar de...

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