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Electroconvulsive therapy system

Summary Information: Electroconvulsive therapy system

Electroconvulsive therapy system: An electroconvulsive therapy system is an external electrical pulse generator with electrodes placed on the skin to pass electricity through the brain and stimulate a brief seizure; the seizure is intended to alter brain chemistry to treat a severe mental disorder.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Electroconvulsive therapy system

These diseases are related to the medical device Electroconvulsive therapy system:

  • Severe depression with psychosis, refractory to medication
  • Bipolar disorder, refractory to medication
  • Schizophrenia, refractory to medication

Other Names For Electroconvulsive therapy system

  • ECT device
  • Electroconvulsive shock system
  • Electroshock system

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