Effect of three different doses of ketamine prior to general anaesthesia on postoperative pain following Caesarean delivery: a prospective randomized study

Bilgen S. , Koner O., Ture H., Menda F., Ficicioglu C., Aykac B.

MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA, cilt.78, ss.442-449, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 78
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.442-449


Background. Ketamine is an analgesic suitable for the induction of anesthesia during Caesarean delivery. This double blind, randomized trial examined the effect of intravenous ketamine used before the induction of general anesthesia on morphine consumption, immediate and long term postoperative pain after Cesarean delivery.