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 contribution||Fatal aortarupture following electroconvulsive therapy|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Feb 2016|