"Ketamine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A cyclohexanone derivative used for induction of anesthesia. Its mechanism of action is not well understood, but ketamine can block NMDA receptors (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE) and may interact with sigma receptors.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Ketamine" by people in Profiles.
Nitrous Oxide, a Rapid Antidepressant, Has Ketamine-like Effects on Excitatory Transmission in the Adult Hippocampus. Biol Psychiatry. 2022 12 15; 92(12):964-972.
Perioperative Methadone and Ketamine for Postoperative Pain Control in Spinal Surgical Patients: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial. Anesthesiology. 2021 05 01; 134(5):697-708.
Ketamine infusion reduces narcotic requirements following gastric bypass surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 Apr; 17(4):737-743.
Ketamine and nitrous oxide: The evolution of NMDA receptor antagonists as antidepressant agents. J Neurol Sci. 2020 05 15; 412:116778.
Response of Refractory Gambling Disorder to Intravenous Ketamine. Prim Care Companion CNS Disord. 2020 01 16; 22(1).
NMDAR-independent, cAMP-dependent antidepressant actions of ketamine. Mol Psychiatry. 2019 12; 24(12):1833-1843.
Generalized convulsive seizures are associated with ketamine anesthesia in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) undergoing urodynamic studies and transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation. J Med Primatol. 2017 12; 46(6):359-363.
Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Diagnosis and?Management of the Adult Psychiatric Patient in?the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med. 2017 Apr; 69(4):480-498.
Topical Ketamine 10% for Neuropathic Pain in Spinal Cord Injury Patients: An Open-Label Trial. Int J Pharm Compd. 2016 Nov-Dec; 20(6):517-520.
Propofol-ketamine combination therapy for effective control of super-refractory status epilepticus. Epilepsy Behav. 2015 Nov; 52(Pt A):264-6.