Last updated on February 2018

Clinical Trial of the Use of Ketamine in Treatment Resistant Depression


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of the use of intravenous low-dose ketamine in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression (TRD), as well as the changes in Glutamate neurotransmission and inflammatory serum markers.

Detailed Study Description

The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of the use of intravenous low-dose ketamine (0.5 mg/kg) in the treatment of treatment-resistant depression (TRD), as well as the changes in Glutamate neurotransmission measured by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Spectroscopy and inflammatory serum markers (IL-6, TNF-alpha).

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02610712

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Rodrigo Pérez-Esparza, MD

National Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Mexico City, Mexico
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Recruitment Status: Open


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