Aortaruptuur als fatale complicatie bij elektroconvulsietherapie

Translated title of the contribution: Fatal aortarupture following electroconvulsive therapy

S. Dogan*, I. Aksoy, R. W. Kupka

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Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a highly effective and safe form of treatment in psychiatry. However, fatal cardiovascular complications are rarely discussed in the literature. We describe the case of a 49-year old man who died from a ruptured aorta following treatment with ECT.

Translated title of the contributionFatal aortarupture following electroconvulsive therapy
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)150-153
Number of pages4
JournalTijdschrift voor Psychiatrie
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2016

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