Case Report: PDF OnlyTancer Manuel E. M.D.; Pedersen, Cort A. M.D.; Evans, Dwight L. M.D.Convulsive Therapy: September 1987 - p 222-227 Free Abstract Summary Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective and safe treatment for depression. Anticoagulation therapy is used to reduce morbidity or mortality from stroke or recurrent pulmonary embolus in various cardiac and vascular conditions. We report in detail the successful ECT treatment of a patient suffering from major depression with psychotic features who continued warfarin (Coumadin) anticoagulant therapy. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.