Effect of the Addition of Ketamine to Sevoflurane Anesthesia on Seizure Duration in Electroconvulsive Therapy


ERDIL F., ÖZGÜL Ü. , ÇOLAK C. , CUMURCU B., DURMUŞ M.

JOURNAL OF ECT, vol.31, no.3, pp.182-185, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/yct.0000000000000225
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ECT
  • Page Numbers: pp.182-185

Abstract

Objectives We evaluated the effects of a subanesthetic dose of ketamine, which was administered as an adjunct to sevoflurane, on duration of seizure activity, hemodynamic profile, and recovery times during electroconvulsive therapy in patients with major depression.