Etomidate is Associated With Longer Seizure Duration, Lower Stimulus Intensity, and Lower Number of Failed Trials in Electroconvulsive Therapy Compared With Thiopental

AYHAN Y. , AKBULUT B. B. , KARAHAN S. , GECMEZ G., OZ G., GÜREL Ş. C. , ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF ECT, cilt.31, sa.1, ss.26-30, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/yct.0000000000000149
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF ECT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.26-30


Objective: Induction agents used for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may alter seizure parameters. In this study, we aimed to investigate the effects of etomidate and thiopental on seizure-related variables.