Effect of Ketamine, Thiopental and Ketamine-Thiopental Combination during Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression


Kuscu O. O. , KARACAER F. , BİRİCİK E. , GÜLEÇ E. , Tamam L. , GÜNEŞ KOCAOĞLU Y.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION, cilt.43, ss.313-317, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/tjar.2015.92668
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY AND REANIMATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.313-317

Özet

Objective: We aimed to evaluate the effect of anaesthesia with thiopental (4 mg kg(-1)), ketamine (1 mg kg(-1)) and ketamine-thiopental (1 mg kg(-1) and 4 mg kg(-1), respectively) combination during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS) and Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A) and haemodynamic variables in patients with resistant major depression.