The Effect Of A Dissociative Dose Of Ketamine On The Bispectral Index (BIS®) During Propofol Hypnosis

Written By: Barry L. Friedberg, MD
Date Published: Mon, 1999-02-01

To compare the effect of a standardized stimulus during propofol-only hypnosis on the bispectral index (BIS) value with the effect of the injection of local anesthesia for surgery during ketamine plus propofol hypnosis (dissociative monitored anesthesia care). To determine whether ketamine increases the level of propofol hypnosis when used in dissociative doses.