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, vol.78, pp.442-449, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.442-449

Abstract

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.