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STUDY BASICS

Are you 18-70, scheduled to have lumbar, thoracic, or cervical spine surgery, and take prescription opioids for back pain? You may be able to help investigate the impact of surgical and recovery use of the drug ketamine on pain and opioid use after surgery. Eligible participants are scheduled for surgery with either Dr. Moossy, Dr. Kanter, Dr. Okonkwo, or Dr. Hamilton. Compensation is provided.


IRB:
  STUDY19020144 - Perioperative Ketamine in Opioid-Tolerant Patients Undergoing Lumbar Spine Surgery: A Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial


Age Range
AGE:   18 - 70

Duration DURATION:  Up to 6 weeks
VISITS:  2 study visits and 2 standard-of-care visits

Location LOCATION: 
Posner Pain Clinic in the Aiken Medical Building (Shadyside) & UPMC Neurosurgery Clinic (Oakland)
Compensation COMPENSATION: 

Up to $100 & parking expenses

Phone Number PHONE NUMBER:
1-866-438-8230
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