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Intraoperative Ketamine Versus Saline in Depressed Patients Undergoing Anesthesia for Non-cardiac Surgery
This study evaluates whether ketamine, given as part of an anesthetic, improves depression symptoms in depressed patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery. Half of participants will receive a ketamine infusion during surgery, while the other half will receive a placebo (normal saline) during surgery.
Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.
- Drug: Ketamine
- Drug: Normal saline (placebo)
- Patient presenting for primary total joint arthroplasty
- Major Depressive Disorder
- Pregnant of breastfeeding women
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study