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Protective Effects of Intramuscular Glycopyrrolate on Cardiac Conduction During ECT.
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PMID:  11941034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The immediate effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on cardiac conduction, with or without anticholinergic (glycopyrrolate) premedication, were systematically assessed in 19 patients. The resumption of cardiac rhythm after ECT was significantly delayed in treatments without glycopyrrolate. There was no apparent clinical impact of this phenomenon, even though some patients showed asystole of up to 6 s during nonglycopyrrolate treatments.
Shashidhar M. Shettar; Leon Grunhaus; Atul C. Pande; Rajiv C. Tandon; Ziad A. Kronfol; Roger F. Haskett
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Title:  Convulsive therapy     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0749-8055     ISO Abbreviation:  Convuls Ther     Publication Date:  1989  
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Created Date:  2002-Apr-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8506311     Medline TA:  Convuls Ther     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  349-352     Citation Subset:  -    
Depression Program, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
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