Yuko Nagafusa

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BACKGROUND Reports of the superiority of the antidepressant effect of ketamine during the conduct of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) have been limited. We conducted an open-label trial of ketamine to determine whether ketamine as the anesthetic during ECT would provide a greater antidepressant effect than the antidepressant effect obtained with propofol. (More)
BACKGROUND Single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) is used as an ancillary diagnostic tool in clinical psychiatry. A variety of SPECT studies has been conducted on the findings and the factors that affect the findings, and there is a possibility that age has an effect on cerebral blood flow. We used SPECT to verify the cerebral blood flow(More)
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