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Monday, January 22, 2018


Clinical Trials

2013 Clinical Trials Award $ 50,000 Deadline - January 1, 2013

NREF Grant Assistance Program - Deadline October 1, 2012

For further questions regarding both of these programs please contact Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Clinical Trial of Gabapentin to Improve Postoperative Pain in Surgical Patients
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT00221338

Objective: Patients will be randomized to receive either placebo or gabapentin preoperatively, and continued postoperatively until discharge; using an intention to treat strategy, we, the researchers at UCSF, will compare the amount of postoperative pain, narcotic requirements, and postoperative delirium and cognitive dysfunction between the two groups.

Design: Treatment, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Control, Single Group Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study

Enrollment: 312

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