The effect of electroconvulsive therapy using propofol and succinylcholine on the intraocular pressure.

@article{Boroojeny2012TheEO,
  title={The effect of electroconvulsive therapy using propofol and succinylcholine on the intraocular pressure.},
  author={Shahram Borjian Boroojeny and Nargess Hosseini Tabatabai and Babak Babakhani and Siamak Babakhani and Zahra Moody},
  journal={Middle East journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={713-7}
}
PURPOSE Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a therapeutic procedure in many mood and psychiatric disorders. After induction of general anesthesia by administering an induction dose of an intravenous anesthetic such as Propofol, intravenous succinylcholine is often used to prevent bone fractures and joint dislocations during ECT. Intraocular pressure (IOP) is… CONTINUE READING