Prolongation of QT interval induced by electroconvulsive therapy is attenuated by landiolol.

@article{Matsura2010ProlongationOQ,
  title={Prolongation of QT interval induced by electroconvulsive therapy is attenuated by landiolol.},
  author={Masayo Matsura and Yoshihiro Fujiwara and Hiroshi Ito and Nobuhisa Kandatsu and Naoko Asano Kato and Jun Harada and Toru Komatsu},
  journal={The journal of ECT},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={37-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine if landiolol, ultra short-acting beta adrenoceptor antagonist, attenuates the prolongation of QT interval caused by electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). METHODS Fifteen patients, scheduled to undergo ECT for the treatment of major depression disorder, were studied. In each patient, 2 sessions of ECT were picked up and randomly assigned to be administered with (treatment L) or without continuous infusion of landiolol (treatment C… CONTINUE READING
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