Memory Disturbance After Ect in Low-Pressure Narcosis
A correlation has been shown between the maximal systolic blood pressure during ECT and the memory disturbance as measured by Benton’s visual retention test (Hamilton et al. 1979). The purpose of this study was to examine if the memory disturbance after ECT can be reduced by preventing an increase of the blood pressure during the treatment.
KeywordsMemory Test Seizure Activity Blood Pressure Increase Electroconvulsive Therapy Retrograde Amnesia
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