Table 61Withdrawals due to adverse events of ECT versus rTMS: Tier 1, MDD

Author, Year
Design
Duration
Quality
Intervention and Sample Size
Study Details
Discontinuations During Treatment
Schulze-Rauschenbach et al., 2005123
Prospective cohort
1 week (post-test measurement 8.8 days after txt)
Fair
ECT (n = 14)
Right unilateral txt for 2 weeks
rTMS (n = 16)
High frequency, mean 10.8 sessions (SD 1.4)
Due to AEs, n (%):
ECT: 1 (7.1)
rTMS: 0 (0)
P = NR

AE = adverse event; ECT = electroconvulsive therapy; NR = not reported; P = p-value; SD = standard deviation; rTMS = repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation; txt = treatment

From: Results

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