Electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with a cerebellar meningioma

Parrish A. McKinney, Mark D. Beale, Charles H. Kellner

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We report a 66-year-old woman with a cerebellar meningioma who successfully received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for mania. No special modifications in technique were required. A growing literature supports the relative safety of ECT in patients with small, stable brain tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of ECT
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1998
Externally publishedYes


  • Brain tumors
  • Cerebellar meningioma
  • Electroconvulsive therapy


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