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Ultra-rapid Opiate Detoxification Using Deep Sedation and Prior Oral Buprenorphine Preparation.

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01008072
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2009 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 5, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 5, 2009
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Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The methods of detoxification under general anesthesia have been criticized because of limited data on safety and long-term follow-up. Premedication with buprenorphine has been advocated to improve safety. In current study we want to evaluate the importance of buprenorphine preparation in rapid opioid detoxification process, under general anesthesia.

Condition or disease
Opioid Addiction

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : December 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2009

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All opioid addicted patients who wants to undergo rapid detoxification under general anesthesia.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Opioid addiction

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 Pregnancy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01008072

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Contact: Murat Bahar, MD 97289778080

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Anesthesiology department, Assaf-Harofeh MC
Beer-Yaakov, Zrifin, Israel, 70300
Contact: Murat Bahar, MD    97289778080   
Principal Investigator: Murat Bahar, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Murat Bahar, Assaf-Harofeh MC Identifier: NCT01008072    
Other Study ID Numbers: 173/09
First Posted: November 5, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 5, 2009
Last Verified: November 2009
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Opioid-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders