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Does Low-Dose Intravenous Ketamine Help Alleviate Pain Syndromes?

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a disorder which can be accompanied by severe pain that’s often both chronic and resistant to conventional therapies. Researchers from Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center found, “limited low-dose infusions of a widely used anesthetic drug may relieve the often intolerable and debilitating pain of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).” The team released a report entailing successful treatment of a 9-year case of Type I CRPS with an intravenous ketamine infusion in an adult female patient.   Objective of the Study: The objective of the study was to find out if the use of ketamine provides meaningful improvements in pain scores and betters the quality of life for people suffering from CRPS. To achieve the objective, the team focused on analyzing...

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