Comparison of Propofol, Etomidate, and Thiopental in Anesthesia for Electroconvulsive Therapy A Randomized, Double-blind Clinical Trial

Canbek O., Ipekcioglu D., Menges O. O. , ATAGÜN M. İ. , Karamustafalioglu N., Cetinkaya O. Z. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ECT, vol.31, no.2, pp.91-97, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/yct.0000000000000190
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ECT
  • Page Numbers: pp.91-97


Objectives: This study aimed to compare the effects of propofol, thiopental, and etomidate, which are routinely used in anesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), on the cardiovascular system, seizure variables, recovery, cognitive functions, and response to treatment.