This trial is terminated!
Search for a recruiting clinical trial for your condition
Your journey
1What's a trial
4Get in touch
More info
You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Thoracic Surgery
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
Show me locations

The purpose

Thoracic epidural analgesia is often proposed to thoracotomized patients. A local anesthetic and an opioid are generally associated to produce an epidural analgesia. However, opioid epidural administration is frequently associated with adverse effects as nausea, vomiting, urinary retention, ... On the other hand, iv ketamine has been demonstrated to be an effective analgesic. The purpose of the study is to compare the epidural administration of levobupivacaine and sufentanil or the epidural administration of levobupivacaine associated with the iv administration of ketamine.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Sufentanil
  • Drug: Ketamine

Locations near you

Unfortunately, there are no recruiting locations near you. Please check the list with all locations below.
Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01320475. The sponsor of the trial is Hopital Foch and it is looking for 2 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Thoracic Epidural Analgesia: Epidural Levobupivacaine and Sufentanil Versus Epidural Levobupivacaine and Intravenous Ketamine