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Gabapentin to Improve Patient Tolerance in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

2014-07-24 14:01:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The standard approach to sedation in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) involves the use of benzodiazepines and opiates to achieve a moderate depth of sedation. There is data to suggest supplementing this regimen with gabapentin may lead to reduced pain, higher patient satisfaction and lower opiate requirements. The investigators are conducting a clinical trial to study this hypothesis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Conscious Sedation

Intervention

Gabapentin, Standard sedation regimen

Location

University Hospital, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis
Indiana
United States
46202

Status

Enrolling by invitation

Source

Indiana University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:01:00-0400

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