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  1. G. S. Alexopoulos,
  2. J. H. Kocsis,
  3. P. E. Stokes
  1. Division of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Payne Whitney Clinic, New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, USA

    Increase in CSF protein in association with ECT

    Abstract

    In this case report we describe a 44 year old man who developed a transient increase of CSF protein in association with a course of electroconvulsive therapy for depression. Neurological evaluation failed to show any other abnormalities. The finding seems to reflect a transient dysfunction of the blood-brain barrier.

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