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Hypothesis: The intraoperative administration of ketamine will result in a 30% reduction in opiate requirement following endometrial ablation surgery and the intraoperative administration of ketamine will result in a decreased time to meet discharge criteria in the PACU following endometrial ablation surgery.
The research question is "Does intraoperative administration of ketamine result in decreased postoperative opiate requirement and time to discharge from the postanesthesia recovery unit (PACU) following hysteroscopic endometrial ablation".
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Saline, Ketamine continuous infusion
Prentice Women's Hosptial
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:28-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of ketamine in continuous infusion in the control of pain intensity, the impact on the consumption of opioids and observe the side eff...
To establish the role of ketamine in hospitalized terminally ill cancer patients with refractory cancer pain, using continuous intravenous infusion of ketamine
Ketamine (an analgesic drug often associated with morphine in the treatment of Opioid Induced Hyperalgesia) is often mixed in Morphine PCA syringe. We make the hypothesis that ketamine adm...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether epidural and ketamine infusions are effective in the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).
The aim of this study was to evaluate an effect of pre - incisional single injection of low-dose ketamine on postoperative pain after remifentanil infusion in patients undergoing laparosco...
The acute and delayed effect of analgesic-range doses of ketamine on neurocognitive and behavioural outcomes is understudied. Using a non-controlled open-labelled design, three (1-h duration) increasi...
Ketamine is an old anesthetic agent that relieves pain by reducing central sensitization in the central nervous system. This is advantageous for patients suffering from severe pain prior to surgery or...
To find and reach a consensus on the usage of ketamine in the treatment of complex regional pain syndrome and to determine a reference protocol for future studies.
BackgroundN-methyl-D-aspartate receptor activation has been implicated in the pathobiology of inflammatory, nociceptive and neuropathic pain, opioid tolerance, opioid-induced hyperalgesia, and central...
Ketamine has been suggested to be efficient in relieving chronic pain. However, there is inconsistency across studies investigating the effect of ketamine for chronic pain management. We aimed to perf...
A cyclohexanone derivative used for induction of anesthesia. Its mechanism of action is not well understood, but ketamine can block NMDA receptors (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE) and may interact with sigma receptors.
A hallucinogen formerly used as a veterinary anesthetic, and briefly as a general anesthetic for humans. Phencyclidine is similar to KETAMINE in structure and in many of its effects. Like ketamine, it can produce a dissociative state. It exerts its pharmacological action through inhibition of NMDA receptors (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE). As a drug of abuse, it is known as PCP and Angel Dust.
A genus of HALOBACTERIACEAE distinguished from other genera in the family by the presence of specific derivatives of TGD-2 polar lipids. Haloarcula are found in neutral saline environments such as salt lakes, marine salterns, and saline soils.
A family of gram-negative, moderately halophilic bacteria in the order Oceanospirillales. Members of the family have been isolated from temperate and Antarctic saline lakes, solar salt facilities, saline soils, and marine environments.
Use of any infusion therapy on an ambulatory, outpatient, or other non-institutionalized basis.
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...