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Electroconvulsive Therapy in the First Trimester of Pregnancy

Moreno Mercedes Echevarría M.D.; Muñoz, Joaquin Martin M.D.; Valderrabanos, Juan Sanchez M.D.; Gutierrez, Tiburcio Vázquez M.D.
The Journal of ECT: December 1998
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We present the case of a young woman, 8 weeks pregnant, who had a spontaneous abortion after her third electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) session. We review the literature on ECT in the first trimester of pregnancy.

© 1998 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.