Andreas Conca

Summary

Affiliation: Regional Hospital of Rankweil
Country: Austria

Publications

  1. ncbi Simultaneous pattern of rCBF and rCMRGlu in continuation ECT: case reports
    Andreas Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, Valdunastr 16, A 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 124:191-8. 2003
  2. ncbi Effect of chronic repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on regional cerebral blood flow and regional cerebral glucose uptake in drug treatment-resistant depressives. A brief report
    Andreas Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, Austria
    Neuropsychobiology 45:27-31. 2002
  3. ncbi Combining high and low frequencies in rTMS antidepressive treatment: preliminary results
    Andreas Conca
    Departments of Psychiatry I and II, Regional Hospital, 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:353-6. 2002
  4. ncbi Zuclopenthixol-acetate treatment in catatonic patients: the implication of iron metabolism
    A Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital Rankweil, 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 18:28-31. 2003
  5. ncbi Etomidate vs. thiopentone in electroconvulsive therapy. An interdisciplinary challenge for anesthesiology and psychiatry
    A Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital Rankweil, Rankweil, Austria
    Pharmacopsychiatry 36:94-7. 2003
  6. ncbi ECT response after relapse during continuation repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. A case report
    A Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, LKH Rankweil, Valunastr 16, Rankweil 6830, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 19:118-9. 2004
  7. ncbi [Is there a rationale in combining anticonvulsants for bipolar patients?]
    Andreas Conca
    Abteilung der Psychiatrie I, Landeskrankenhaus Rankweil
    Neuropsychiatr 21:159-71. 2007
  8. ncbi [Adverse cognitive effects and ECT]
    Michael Prapotnik
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie I, LKH Rankweil, Austria
    Wien Med Wochenschr 156:200-8. 2006
  9. ncbi Post-traumatic stress disorder and amygdala-hippocampectomy
    P Adami
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital Rankweil, Rankweil, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:360-3; discussion 363-4. 2006
  10. doi Frequency of and rationales for the combined use of electroconvulsive therapy and antiepileptic drugs in Austria and the literature
    Paul Rubner
    Department of Neurology, Regional Hospital of Rankweil 1, Rankweil, Austria
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:836-45. 2009

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi Simultaneous pattern of rCBF and rCMRGlu in continuation ECT: case reports
    Andreas Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, Valdunastr 16, A 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Psychiatry Res 124:191-8. 2003
    ..The pattern of the isotope uptake ratios did not show any similarities to neurodegenerative processes, which might confirm the high safety profile of ECT also during the continuation phase of treatment...
  2. ncbi Effect of chronic repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on regional cerebral blood flow and regional cerebral glucose uptake in drug treatment-resistant depressives. A brief report
    Andreas Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, Austria
    Neuropsychobiology 45:27-31. 2002
    ..The role of the stimulation coil placement site should be taken into account...
  3. ncbi Combining high and low frequencies in rTMS antidepressive treatment: preliminary results
    Andreas Conca
    Departments of Psychiatry I and II, Regional Hospital, 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:353-6. 2002
    ..These preliminary findings suggest that rTMS, at varying frequencies and stimulation placements, evokes different psychoactive effects of clinical relevance...
  4. ncbi Zuclopenthixol-acetate treatment in catatonic patients: the implication of iron metabolism
    A Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital Rankweil, 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 18:28-31. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate a possible involvement of ferropenia in catatonic patients, regardless of the diagnoses, and in the development of benign transient hyperthermia, also known as drug fever...
  5. ncbi Etomidate vs. thiopentone in electroconvulsive therapy. An interdisciplinary challenge for anesthesiology and psychiatry
    A Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital Rankweil, Rankweil, Austria
    Pharmacopsychiatry 36:94-7. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi ECT response after relapse during continuation repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation. A case report
    A Conca
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, LKH Rankweil, Valunastr 16, Rankweil 6830, Austria
    Eur Psychiatry 19:118-9. 2004
    ..In this patient rTMS had a good clinical impact as an acute treatment strategy, but failed to prevent relapse as the continuation ECT previously did in the same patient...
  7. ncbi [Is there a rationale in combining anticonvulsants for bipolar patients?]
    Andreas Conca
    Abteilung der Psychiatrie I, Landeskrankenhaus Rankweil
    Neuropsychiatr 21:159-71. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi [Adverse cognitive effects and ECT]
    Michael Prapotnik
    Abteilung für Psychiatrie I, LKH Rankweil, Austria
    Wien Med Wochenschr 156:200-8. 2006
    ..The final chapter deals with the issue of whether ECT causes brain damage...
  9. ncbi Post-traumatic stress disorder and amygdala-hippocampectomy
    P Adami
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital Rankweil, Rankweil, Austria
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:360-3; discussion 363-4. 2006
    ..The case report suggests the indispensability of preoperative accurate psychiatric checkups especially in temporal resections...
  10. doi Frequency of and rationales for the combined use of electroconvulsive therapy and antiepileptic drugs in Austria and the literature
    Paul Rubner
    Department of Neurology, Regional Hospital of Rankweil 1, Rankweil, Austria
    World J Biol Psychiatry 10:836-45. 2009
    ..But there is still a clear need for prospective case controlled data concerning side effects, safety profiles and effectiveness until it can be recommended...
  11. doi Impact of seizure duration in maintenance electroconvulsive therapy
    Jan Di Pauli
    Department of Psychiatry I, Regional Hospital of Rankweil, A 6830 Rankweil, Austria
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 63:769-71. 2009
    ..In contrast, the seizure duration of the non-responder group increased significantly within the first week. It was concluded that the early increase in seizure duration at constant energy could be predictive of relapse...
  12. ncbi Maintenance electroconvulsive therapy in affective and schizoaffective disorder
    E Swoboda
    Department of Psychiatry I, Landeskrankenhaus Rankweil, Austria
    Neuropsychobiology 43:23-8. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that in selected patients M-ECT, at least in combination with supporting medication, may be an efficient and safe alternative to pharmacological continuation or maintenance therapy alone...
  13. ncbi No deterioration of cognitive performance in an aggressive unilateral and bilateral antidepressant rTMS add-on trial
    Armand Hausmann
    Department of General Psychiatry, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:772-82. 2004
    ....
  14. ncbi [Are there substantial reasons for contraindicating antidepressants in bipolar disorder? Part III. The alternatives!]
    Armand Hausmann
    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie, Medizinische Universiätt Innsbruck
    Neuropsychiatr 21:248-60. 2007
    ..Because of clinical wisdom, in patients with mixed episodes or rapid cycling antidepressants should be avoided...
  15. ncbi Antidepressant-associated mania with escitalopram
    Michael Prapotnik
    Eur Psychiatry 19:455-6. 2004
  16. ncbi [Are there substantial reasons for contraindicating antidepressants in bipolar disorder? Part II: facts or artefacts?]
    Armand Hausmann
    Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Univ Klinik für Psychiatrie, rTMS Labor Tagesklinik für Affektive Erkrankungen, Innsbruck
    Neuropsychiatr 21:131-58. 2007
    ..Literature on the use of antidepressants in maintenance is virtually absent. The authors present current literature and guidelines of recent treatment recommendations in bipolar depression...
  17. ncbi [Psychotherapeutic interventions in bipolar disorder: a review]
    Armand Hausmann
    Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck, Univ Klinik für Psychiatrie, Tagesklinik für Affektive Erkrankungen
    Neuropsychiatr 21:102-9. 2007
    ..Efficacy of psychoeducation seems to be rather short lived. Currently not yet evaluated booster-sessions might help. More data are needed in order to identify patients with a putative good response to psychotherapeutic interventions...
  18. ncbi Clinical efficacy and cognitive side effects of bifrontal versus right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a short-term randomised controlled trial in pharmaco-resistant major depression
    Gerhard W Eschweiler
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
    J Affect Disord 101:149-57. 2007
    ..In most studies right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown to cause fewer cognitive side effects but less antidepressant efficacy compared with bi(fronto)temporal ECT at certain intensities...
  19. doi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in a patient with atypical Todd's postepileptic paralysis
    Stefan Koppi
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:368. 2008
  20. ncbi [Depressive symptoms and the Idiopathic Parkinson's Syndrome (IPS): a review]
    Giancarlo Giupponi
    Psychiatrische Dienste Bozen, Italien
    Neuropsychiatr 22:71-82. 2008
    ..Dopamine agonists as well as antidepressants present the mainstay in biological therapeutic interventions. A therapeutic algorithm based on theoretical considerations is presented...
  21. ncbi Can bilateral prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) induce mania? A case report
    Armand Hausmann
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:1575-6. 2004
  22. ncbi A case of delayed galactorrhoea as an adverse event of overlapping haloperidol and clozapine administration
    Andreas Conca
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 8:303-5. 2005