Efficacy of Postoperative Analgesia of Local Ketamine Wound Instillation Following Total Thyroidectomy: A Randomized, Double-blind, Controlled Clinical Trial.


BACKGROUND Total thyroidectomy is recommended as a line of management of thyroid cancer in many cases. Our aim was to compare postoperative analgesic effect of local ketamine 1 mg/kg instilled in the wound to that of intramuscular (IM) ketamine and placebo after total thyroidectomy. METHODS A total of 90 patients aged 18 to 60 years, American Society of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000521


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