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Research & Reviews  1,912 results

Early electroconvulsive therapy in patients with bipolar depression: A propensity score...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2022.06.060
Journal of Affective Disorders; Yamazaki R, Ohbe H et. al.

Jun 28th, 2022 - Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a widely used treatment for bipolar depression; however, evidence of its effectiveness is not sufficient. This study therefore aimed to evaluate whether early ECT is associated with reduced length of hospital sta...

Title: Safety and Feasibility of Individualized Low Amplitude Seizure Therapy (iLAST)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03895658

Jun 24th, 2022 - Despite advances in antidepressant interventions, none has replaced electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in its acute efficacy and spectrum of action in severely depressed patients, including in psychotic depression, catatonia, and acutely suicidal pat...

Transcranial Electric Stimulation Therapy (TEST) for Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05172271

Jun 24th, 2022 - Study Description: This is a medical device feasibility study, which per FDA definition, is a study focusing primarily on continuing safety data collection that aims to capture preliminary safety and effectiveness data on a near-final or final dev...

Association of Clinical and Demographic Characteristics With Response to Electroconvuls...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.18330
JAMA Network Open; Popiolek K, Bejerot S et. al.

Jun 24th, 2022 - Knowledge of the effectiveness of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of manic episodes is based on clinical experience, but empirical evidence is scarce. Moreover, prognostic factors associated with response to ECT in patients with m...

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Therapy for Major Depression
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03632434

Jun 23rd, 2022 - The novel brain stimulation treatment, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), is a potential first-line treatment for major depression. tDCS generates a small electric current which modulates how easy it is for active brain cells to disch...

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Guidelines  2 results

Neuroanesthesia Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Recommendations From Society for...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7236852
Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology; Flexman AM, Abcejo AS et. al.

Apr 18th, 2020 - The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has several implications relevant to neuroanesthesiologists, including neurological manifestations of the disease, impact of anesthesia provision for specific neurosurgical procedures and electro...

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) guidelines for biologica...
https://doi.org/10.3109/15622975.2014.1001786
The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry : the Official... Bauer M, Severus E et. al.

Feb 14th, 2015 - These guidelines for the treatment of unipolar depressive disorders systematically review available evidence pertaining to the biological treatment of patients with major depression and produce a series of practice recommendations that are clinica...

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Drugs  19 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  210 results

Title: Safety and Feasibility of Individualized Low Amplitude Seizure Therapy (iLAST)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03895658

Jun 24th, 2022 - Despite advances in antidepressant interventions, none has replaced electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in its acute efficacy and spectrum of action in severely depressed patients, including in psychotic depression, catatonia, and acutely suicidal pat...

Transcranial Electric Stimulation Therapy (TEST) for Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05172271

Jun 24th, 2022 - Study Description: This is a medical device feasibility study, which per FDA definition, is a study focusing primarily on continuing safety data collection that aims to capture preliminary safety and effectiveness data on a near-final or final dev...

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Therapy for Major Depression
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03632434

Jun 23rd, 2022 - The novel brain stimulation treatment, transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), is a potential first-line treatment for major depression. tDCS generates a small electric current which modulates how easy it is for active brain cells to disch...

CET- REM (Correlating ECT Response to EEG Markers)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04451135

Jun 16th, 2022 - Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for many psychiatric illnesses, including major depressive disorder. While effective, objective markers have not been developed to predict clinical outcome trajectories following ECT. This ...

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) for Agitation in Dementia (AD)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03926520

Jun 15th, 2022 - This study is a single blind, randomized, Simulated-ECT (S-ECT) controlled trial of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). The purpose is to determine the efficacy and safety of ECT for severe agitation in patients with moderate to severe dementia inclu...

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News  231 results

ECT Tied to Reduction in All-Cause Mortality in Major Depression
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/975374

Jun 10th, 2022 - Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may lower mortality for patients with treatment-resistant major depressive disorder (MDD), new research suggests. In an analysis of data from a large database of inpatients across the United States, use of ECT for t...

New Data Support Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/973918

May 12th, 2022 - Advocates and users of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have received further scientific backing: a retrospective cohort study has provided further evidence that ECT can prevent suicide among severely depressed patients. The patient cohort comprise...

Vagus Nerve Stimulation: A Little-Known Option for Depression
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/973508

May 5th, 2022 - Standard therapies for depression are antidepressants and psychotherapy. In particularly severe cases, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) may also be indicated. VNS is an approved, effective, well-tolerated, long-term...

When is your patient a candidate for ECT?
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/252230/major-depressive-disorder/when-your-patient-candidate-ect
Doug Brunk

Feb 25th, 2022 - LAS VEGAS – How do you know when a patient is a candidate for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)? In the opinion of Mark S. George, MD, it depends on the level of treatment resistance, other treatments the person may be receiving for severe depressio.

Ketamine vs ECT for Depression: First Head-to-Head Results
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/967472

Jan 28th, 2022 - Intravenous ketamine is effective for treating depression but is inferior to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), new research suggests. In the first head-to-head trial, ECT was more effective than IV ketamine in hospitalized patients with severe depr...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →