May 13, 2008
A 30-year-old female from Canada developed CRPS following an injury to the right knee in August 2006. Despite aggressive treatment with medications and sympathetic nerve blocks her symptoms became progressively worse confining her to a wheelchair. In addition, CRPS symptoms spread to the right upper extremity.
The graph below illustrates that following the administration of escalating doses of IV ketamine over three consecutive days there was normalization of pain thresholds. This was accomplished as an outpatient. The following videos show that the patient was able to walk after the 3-day treatment. Side effects are discussed:
Measurement of Pain Thresholds .... Learn more
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