Document Detail


Use of esmolol to control bleeding and heart rate during electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with an intracranial aneurysm.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9278838     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a commonly used treatment modality for patients with major affective disorders that are unresponsive to pharmacological therapy. While ECT has been shown to be a very safe treatment, it is associated with transient hemodynamic alterations, including hypertension, which are associated with an increased risk of rupture of an intracranial aneurysm. We describe our use of the ultrashort acting beta-blocker, esmolol, for blood-pressure control in a woman with known cerebral aneurysmal disease who required ECT for treatment of recurrent major depression.
Authors:
J E Kolano; A Chhibber; C C Calalang
Related Documents :
18773138 - Fronto-ethmoidal encephalocele in a historical skull with artificial deformation and no...
2648468 - Duplex pulsed doppler us versus intracranial pressure in the neonate: clinical and expe...
3945978 - Effects of dopamine on cortical blood flow and somatosensory evoked potentials in the a...
7234528 - Intracranial hypertension and brain oedema in albino rabbits. part i: experimental models.
17218178 - Intra-articular pressure measurement in the radioulnocarpal joint using a novel sensor:...
4014848 - Effects of atropine, acepromazine, meperidine, and xylazine on gastroesophageal sphinct...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical anesthesia     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0952-8180     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Anesth     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-10-23     Completed Date:  1997-10-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812166     Medline TA:  J Clin Anesth     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  493-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Rochester medical Center, NY 14642, USA.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use*
Aged
Cerebral Hemorrhage / drug therapy*,  etiology
Electroconvulsive Therapy*
Female
Heart Rate / drug effects*
Humans
Intracranial Aneurysm / complications,  drug therapy*
Propanolamines / therapeutic use*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists; 0/Propanolamines; 84057-94-3/esmolol

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Wave recognition and use of the intraoperative unipolar esophageal electrocardiogram.
Next Document:  Prolonged use of a cook airway exchange catheter obviated the need for postoperative tracheostomy in...