Electroconvulsive Therapy in a Depressed Patient with a Functioning Ventriculoatrial Shunt.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report a depressed man, with a ventriculoatrial shunt for normal pressure hydrocephalus, who was successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). The management of patients who have brain shunts and who are referred for ECT is discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Coffey, CE; Hoffman, G; Weiner, RD; Moossy, JJ

Published Date

  • 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 302 - 306

PubMed ID

  • 11940933

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-8055


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States