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The evidence for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of severe late-life depression.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used for a long time with successful response and remission rates; 80-90% of patients experience an improvement, and the efficacy of ECT has been established to be between 60% and 90% regarding acute response in treatment-resistant depression (3,4,5,6,7).
Functional networks status in treatment-resistant depression patients and the relationship with electroconvulsive therapy treatment effect
Propofol and methohexital as anesthetic agents for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a comparison of seizurequality measures and vital signs.
The treatment procedures started when the patient was wheeled into the MECT treatment room and connected to an ECG monitor and a Spectrum Electroconvulsive Therapy Device.
A Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a very effective short-term treatment for depression with a success rate of 80 to 90 percent.
Keywords: Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome, Electroconvulsive therapy.
She appeals for help, and her doctor suggests a controversial electroconvulsive therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for some individuals with severe neuropsychiatric illness.
Counselling and medication have far-reaching benefits but Dr Bhinderwala thinks that "the use electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), if used properly, is definitely a life saver.