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A Double Blinded Randomized Control Study to Compare Efficacy of Ketamine as an Adjuvant to Local Anaesthetics in Popliteal Nerve Block for below Knee Surgeries


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1 JNMC, India
2 KLE University, Belagavi, India

Number of adjuncts have been combined with LAs to improve the effectiveness of LAs. Our aim was to assess the efficacy of ketamine to local anaesthetics in the popliteal nerve blocks.

Keywords

Ketamine, Adjunct, Local Anaesthetics(LA), NMDA Receptors.
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  • A Double Blinded Randomized Control Study to Compare Efficacy of Ketamine as an Adjuvant to Local Anaesthetics in Popliteal Nerve Block for below Knee Surgeries

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Authors

Sushma Reddy
JNMC, India
Chaitanya Kamat
KLE University, Belagavi, India
Purvashree Deshmukh
KLE University, Belagavi, India
Guruprasad Shetty
KLE University, Belagavi, India

Abstract


Number of adjuncts have been combined with LAs to improve the effectiveness of LAs. Our aim was to assess the efficacy of ketamine to local anaesthetics in the popliteal nerve blocks.

Keywords


Ketamine, Adjunct, Local Anaesthetics(LA), NMDA Receptors.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FFP092