The Safety of Electroconvulsive Therapy in Patients With Severe Aortic Stenosis
- ECT, Blood Pressure Changes and Neuropsychological Deficit. Taylor, John R.; Kuhlengel, Barbara G.; Dean, Raymond S. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jul85, Vol. 147, p36
Twenty psychiatric in-patients were studied before and after five bilateral electroconvulsive treatments for major depression. There were significant memory and neuropsychological changes after treatment, and significant reductions in depression rating scores, but they did not correlate with...
- Predictive Value of EEG in Electroconvulsive Therapy. // American Journal of Electroneurodiagnostic Technology;Mar2004, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p53
Deals with a study that examined the ability of interictal electroencephalography changes to predict the effectivity of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in patients with depression. Background on the use of ECT; Application of the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression in the study.
- Determinants of pulmonary hypertension development in moderate or severe aortic stenosis. Ahn, Hyo-Suk; Chang, Sung-A; Kim, Hyung-Kwan; Kim, Seon; Lee, Seung-Pyo; Park, Sung-Ji; Kim, Yong-Jin; Cho, Goo-Yeong; Sohn, Dae-Won; Oh, Jae // International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging;Dec2014, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p1519
Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) is not uncommon in patients with aortic stenosis (AS) and portends a dismal prognosis. We attempted to determine the prevalence of PHT and to identify contributors to its development in patients with moderate or severe AS. A total of 189 patients were enrolled....
- 4. ECT, other treatments and the law. // GP: General Practitioner;6/10/2002, p76
Focuses on the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) treatment for depression. Characteristics of ECT; Uses of ECT; Procedure of ECT treatment. INSET: Key points..
- Short-Term Cognitive Effects of Unilateral and Bilateral ECT. Taylor, Michael Alan; Abrams, Richard // British Journal of Psychiatry;Mar85, Vol. 146, p308
We administered an extensive battery of primarily non-memory neuropsychological tasks to 37 patients with endogenous depression, randomly assigned to either bilateral (B/ECT) or unilateral (U/ECT) electroconvulsive therapy. Testing was done prior to therapy and again shortly after the sixth...
- Women and depression: making meaning and decisions about electroconvulsive therapy. Clarke, Karen-Ann // Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Apr2015, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p49
The article reports on the efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) to cure mental depression in women, which is associated with side effects such as cognitive impairment and memory loss.
- Classification of Depression and Response to Antidepressive Therapies. Abou-Saleh, M. T.; Coppen, A. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec83, Vol. 143, p601
Two hundred inpatients suffering from primary depressive illness were studied. Seventy eight of the patients were treated by electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and 122 patients received antidepressant medication. Response to ECT and antidepressant medication at 4 weeks showed a curvilinear...
- Depression and Hemispheric Functions: Changes Associated with Unilateral ECT. Kronfol, Ziad; Hamsher, K. deS.; Digre, Kathleen; Waziri, Rafiq // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun78, Vol. 132, p560
Nine depressed patients received ECT to the dominant (left) side along with nine matched depressed patients who received ECT to the nondominant (right) side. Neuropsychological tests showed that the right hemispheric functions were more frequently abnormal as compared to left hemispheric...
- Safety of Electroconvulsive Therapy in Patients Receiving Long-term Warfarin Therapy. Mehta, Vinay; Mueller, Paul S.; Gonzalez-Arriaza, Heydy L.; Pankratz, V. Shane; Rummans, Teresa A. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2004, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p1396
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the safety of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in patients receiving long-term warfarin therapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Retrospective data were reviewed for 35 consecutively hospitalized patients who received long-term warfarin therapy and ECT at the Mayo Clinic in...