Table 1.

A within-subject comparison of methohexitone and propofol induction of electroconvulsive therapy (n=13)

Induction agent
Treatment detail Methohexitone median (range) Propofol median (range)
Initial seizure threshold (mC) 75 (50-200) 75 (50-150)
Initial seizure duration (s) 28 (6-49) 21 (14-36)
Total number of treatments in course (n=11) 8 (4-14) 8 (5-16)