Table 48Impact on cognitive functioning of ECT versus ECT plus rTMS: Tier 1, MDD

Author, Year
Design
Endpoint
Quality
Intervention and Sample Size
Study Details
Outcomes
Pridmore et al., 200064
RCT
Outcomes measured after 2 weeks
Fair
ECT (n = 11)
100% unilateral, 6 sessions
ECT plus rTMS (n = 11)
ECT: 100% unilateral (day 1), plus high frequency rTMS: (days 2-5)
Repeated in week 2, 8 sessions
Memory complaints, n
ECT: 9
ECT plus rTMS:.4
P = NS

ECT = electroconvulsive therapy; NS = not significant; RCT = randomized controlled trial; rTMS = repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation; vs. = versus

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