Last updated on March 2018

Effect of Ketamine on Analgesia Post-Cardiac Surgery

Brief description of study

Randomized, controlled, double-blind pilot study evaluating the effect of an intraoperative infusion of intravenous Ketamine on the quantity of opioid consumed postoperatively in coronary artery bypass surgery patients receiving a median sternotomy.

Detailed Study Description

This is a randomized, controlled, double-blind pilot study to determine the effectiveness of intraoperative Ketamine administration on pain after coronary artery bypass surgery. Patients will be randomized to receive ketamine or saline prior to incision, with a continuous infusion throughout surgery. Opioid dose administered in the first 48 hours will then be documented as the primary outcome

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02925858

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Jewish General Hospital

Montreal, QC Canada
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