Fibrinolysis following electrically induced convulsions.

  title={Fibrinolysis following electrically induced convulsions.},
  author={P Fantl and Shirley E. Simon},
  journal={The Australian journal of experimental biology and medical science},
  volume={26 Pt. 6},
The application in this hospital of alternating current for electro-convulsive therapy (E.C.T.) and electronarcbsis in certain mental disturhances afforded the opportunity of investigating the effects of this form of therapy on some of the components of the hlood. Schiitz (1942) ohserved in vitro a delayed coagulation of blood following application of a weak direct current. Brecht and Kummer (1943) noted a leucocytosis immediately after electrical shock; there was no alteration of hlood sugar… CONTINUE READING