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Propofol and electroconvulsive therapy in a patient at risk from acute intermittent porphyria

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Ian Shaw, Professor Ian McKeith


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A severely depressed 57-yr-old woman at risk from acute intermittent porphyria presented for a course of electroconvulsive therapy. With propofol as the induction agent the course of electroconvulsive therapy was both uneventful and successful.

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Author(s): McKeith IG; Shaw IH

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Journal of Anaesthesia

Year: 1998

Volume: 80

Issue: 2

Pages: 260-262

Print publication date: 01/02/1998

ISSN (print): 0007-0912

ISSN (electronic): 1471-6771

Publisher: Oxford University Press


DOI: 10.1093/bja/80.2.260


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