Modification of electroconvulsive therapy induced hypertension with nitroglycerin ointment

J. T. Lee, P. H. Erbguth, W. C. Stevens, R. L. Sack

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Abstract

Arterial blood pressure and heart rate increase during ECT can be attenuated effectively by application of nitroglycerin ointment. This may be especially beneficial for patients who are at increased risk of myocardial ischemia and stroke.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)793-796
Number of pages4
JournalAnesthesiology
Volume62
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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