Transient aphasia after right-unilateral ultrabrief electroconvulsive therapy: A case report

Transient aphasia after right-unilateral ultrabrief electroconvulsive therapy: A case report
A brief period of aphasia is an extremely rare and likely underreported adverse effect of electroconvulsive therapy. Clinical studies that have described this phenomenon are scarce and its prevalence is unknown. We present a unique case of a 35-year old woman, who underwent an outpatient ECT session at our department, followed by a short span of aphasic symptoms, the extent of which were monitored clinically and via the czech version of the Minnesota aphasia screening test. ... read more
Brain Stimulation Journal FeedBy J. Buday, J. Albrecht, T. Mares, J. Raboch, M. Anders