Charles H Kellner

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in literature: Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar
    Charles H Kellner
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Prog Brain Res 206:219-28. 2013
  2. doi request reprint ECT in treatment-resistant depression
    Charles H Kellner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1238-44. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic "bleed through" to the electroencephalogram on an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) tracing: the return of the tell-tale heart
    Dennis M Popeo
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 28:154-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Appropriateness for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can be assessed on a three-item scale
    Charles H Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Med Hypotheses 79:204-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Resolution of amnestic effects of an extended course of electroconvulsive therapy
    Charles H Kellner
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 27:251-5. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Electrode placement in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): A review of the literature
    Charles H Kellner
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 26:175-80. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for an urgent social indication
    Charles H Kellner
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 25:274-5. 2009
  8. pmc Bifrontal, bitemporal and right unilateral electrode placement in ECT: randomised trial
    Charles H Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 196:226-34. 2010
  9. pmc The efficacy of acute electroconvulsive therapy in atypical depression
    Mustafa M Husain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX 75390 8898, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:406-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint DSM melancholic features are unreliable predictors of ECT response: a CORE publication
    Max Fink
    Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Systems, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
    J ECT 23:139-46. 2007

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in literature: Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar
    Charles H Kellner
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA Electronic address
    Prog Brain Res 206:219-28. 2013
    ..This chapter examines how the novelistic descriptions of the treatment compare with actual clinical practice...
  2. doi request reprint ECT in treatment-resistant depression
    Charles H Kellner
    Departments of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 169:1238-44. 2012
    ..They review the basic and clinical science related to ECT's mechanism of action and discuss clinical issues in the administration of a course of ECT, including the consent process...
  3. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic "bleed through" to the electroencephalogram on an electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) tracing: the return of the tell-tale heart
    Dennis M Popeo
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 28:154-6. 2012
    ..Improper recording electrode placement can cause artifacts on electroconvulsive therapy tracings. This shows an example of electrocardiogram artifact in the electroencephalogram...
  4. doi request reprint Appropriateness for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) can be assessed on a three-item scale
    Charles H Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Med Hypotheses 79:204-6. 2012
    ..This scale is offered as a tool to help the practitioner and patient gain a sense of how well the patient fits the profile of someone for whom ECT is a reasonable treatment option...
  5. doi request reprint Resolution of amnestic effects of an extended course of electroconvulsive therapy
    Charles H Kellner
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 27:251-5. 2011
    ..This case adds to the neuropsychological literature documenting the transient nature of ECT-induced cognitive effects...
  6. ncbi request reprint Electrode placement in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): A review of the literature
    Charles H Kellner
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 26:175-80. 2010
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  7. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy for an urgent social indication
    Charles H Kellner
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 25:274-5. 2009
    ..After a single bifrontal ECT, she was able to attend and enjoy this important family function. We review the literature on speed of response to ECT and the effect of a single ECT...
  8. pmc Bifrontal, bitemporal and right unilateral electrode placement in ECT: randomised trial
    Charles H Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 196:226-34. 2010
    ..Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for major depression. Optimising efficacy and minimising cognitive impairment are goals of ongoing technical refinements...
  9. pmc The efficacy of acute electroconvulsive therapy in atypical depression
    Mustafa M Husain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX 75390 8898, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:406-11. 2008
    ..This study examined the characteristics and outcomes of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), with or without atypical features, who were treated with acute bilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
  10. ncbi request reprint DSM melancholic features are unreliable predictors of ECT response: a CORE publication
    Max Fink
    Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health Systems, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
    J ECT 23:139-46. 2007
    ..To determine the relationship between baseline melancholic features with outcomes in patients with major depressive disorder referred for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)...
  11. doi request reprint Transient hemiparesis (Todd's paralysis) after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in a patient with major depressive disorder
    Jeremy M Liff
    Department of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 29:247-8. 2013
    ..Subsequent neurological evaluation was unremarkable for discrete etiologies for this event, other than Todd's paralysis. We review the literature of this phenomenon in association with electroconvulsive therapy. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Methohexital and succinylcholine dosing for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): actual versus ideal
    Ethan O Bryson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 28:e29-30. 2012
    ..0 mg/kg. The dose of succinylcholine required to provide adequate muscle relaxation during electroconvulsive therapy is 0.9 mg/kg, although there is considerable variability in patient response to this drug...
  13. doi request reprint Low-dose right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): effectiveness of the first treatment
    Kyle A B Lapidus
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10128, USA
    J ECT 29:83-5. 2013
    ..Many patients, as part of an initial dose titration to determine ST, will receive a single treatment with low-dose RUL ECT and subsequent treatments with a stimulus at a multiple of ST...
  14. pmc Continuation electroconvulsive therapy vs pharmacotherapy for relapse prevention in major depression: a multisite study from the Consortium for Research in Electroconvulsive Therapy (CORE)
    Charles H Kellner
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, 183 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:1337-44. 2006
    ..Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown to be extremely effective for the acute treatment of major depression, it has never been systematically assessed as a strategy for relapse prevention...
  15. pmc Toward individualized post-electroconvulsive therapy care: piloting the Symptom-Titrated, Algorithm-Based Longitudinal ECT (STABLE) intervention
    Sarah H Lisanby
    Columbia University New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J ECT 24:179-82. 2008
    ..Here we back-test STABLE to optimize the algorithm for subsequent testing in a prospective trial...
  16. doi request reprint Cases of catatonia on an academic electroconvulsive therapy service: lessons to learn
    Amy S Aloysi
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:259-61. 2011
    ..Catatonia is a well-described neuropsychiatric syndrome that has been the subject of several texts. We present 4 cases seen on our academic service in the past 18 months and discuss significant features of each case...
  17. doi request reprint Treatment-resistant postictal agitation after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) controlled with dexmedetomidine
    Ethan O Bryson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 29:e18. 2013
    ..We report a case of severe agitation after electroconvulsive therapy that was refractory to the usual treatments but was controlled with dexmedetomidine...
  18. doi request reprint Cognitive tolerability of electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with a history of traumatic brain injury
    Celena Martino
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07101 1709, USA
    J ECT 24:92-5. 2008
    ..A detailed neuropsychological evaluation demonstrated the cognitive tolerability of the treatment. We review the literature on electroconvulsive therapy and brain injury...
  19. ncbi request reprint Transient febrile reaction after electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in a young adult with intellectual disability and bipolar disorder
    Matthew F Majeske
    From the Departments of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    J ECT 29:e63-5. 2013
    ..Whereas patients with ID pose special challenges, our case is in keeping with the previous literature, which supports the use of ECT in patients with ID and comorbid psychiatric disorders. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Speed of response and remission in major depressive disorder with acute electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a Consortium for Research in ECT (CORE) report
    Mustafa M Husain
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:485-91. 2004
    ..We report the speed of response and remission rates in a cohort of depressed patients who received a course of acute-phase ECT in the initial phase of an ongoing multicenter randomized trial of continuation ECT versus pharmacotherapy...
  21. doi request reprint The Telltale Heart or the importance of the "Tap Test" in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
    Dennis M Popeo
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 28:76. 2012
    ..Here we present a brief case and image that reinforces the importance of this simple test...
  22. ncbi request reprint Febrile Reaction With Elevated CPK After a Single Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) in an Adolescent Patient With Severe Bipolar Disorder
    Ethan O Bryson
    From the Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    J ECT 28:70-1. 2012
    ..We discuss the possible causes of this reaction and remind the reader that a single adverse event does not always require the abandonment of a treatment modality...
  23. doi request reprint Left unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) after oligodendroglioma resection
    Dennis M Popeo
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:273-4. 2011
    ..We present images of his brain magnetic resonance imaging, ECT electrode placement, and the electroencephalogram tracing from his ECT...
  24. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy: a selected review
    Robert M Greenberg
    Department of Psychiatry, St Mary Hospital, Bon Secours Health System of New Jersey, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Behavioral Health Sciences Building, Rm F1436, 183 South Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 13:268-81. 2005
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Tinnitus as a symptom of psychotic depression successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy
    Dennis M Popeo
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:e7-8. 2011
    ..Her tinnitus resolved with successful treatment of her depressive episode with electroconvulsive therapy. We review the literature on electroconvulsive therapy and tinnitus...
  26. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the treatment of postpartum psychosis
    Amanda Focht
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J ECT 28:31-3. 2012
    ..Studies were searched using CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, PsycINFO, and PubMed databases. Based on our review, we argue that for some patients, electroconvulsive therapy should be the treatment of choice...
  27. ncbi request reprint Successful use of electroconvulsive therapy in 2 cases of persistent sexual arousal syndrome and bipolar disorder
    Sergio A Yero
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    J ECT 22:274-5. 2006
    ..They have remained on maintenance ECT with good results. Although the etiology of PSAS is unknown and its relationship to bipolar disorder is unclear, the successful resolution of PSAS with ECT is of clinical and theoretical interest...
  28. pmc Continuation and maintenance electroconvulsive therapy for mood disorders: review of the literature
    Georgios Petrides
    The Zucker Hillside Hospital, North Shore LIJ Health System, Glen Oaks, NY, USA
    Neuropsychobiology 64:129-40. 2011
    ..Continuation ECT (C-ECT) and maintenance ECT (M-ECT) are required for many patients suffering from severe and recurrent forms of mood disorders. This is a review of the literature regarding C- and M-ECT...
  29. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for catatonia in a patient with schizophrenia and synthetic cannabinoid abuse: a case report
    Evan Leibu
    From the Departments of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    J ECT 29:e61-2. 2013
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of severe and persistent catatonia in the setting of synthetic cannabis use and the first documented successful treatment. ..
  30. doi request reprint Prolonged succinylcholine action during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) after cytarabine, vincristine, and rituximab chemotherapy
    Ethan O Bryson
    Department of Anesthesiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:e42-3. 2011
    ..Despite this unexpected prolonged neuromuscular blockade, the patient could be treated uneventfully, with attention paid to his respiratory support and with subsequent succinylcholine dose titration to effect...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multiple episodes of intraictal cessation during electroconvulsive therapy
    Dennis M Popeo
    From the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    J ECT 28:e14-6. 2012
    ..We report an example of multiple stop-start-stop episodes during several electroconvulsive therapy treatments of a 16-year-old boy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Belling the cat: ECT practice standards in the United States
    Max Fink
    State University of New York at Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, USA
    J ECT 23:3-5. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Rocuronium as muscle relaxant for electroconvulsive therapy in a patient with adult-onset muscular dystrophy
    Ethan O Bryson
    From the Departments of Anesthesiology, Psychiatry, and Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    J ECT 27:e63-4. 2011
    ..We report a case of electroconvulsive therapy safely administered in a 61-year-old man with adult-onset muscular dystrophy requiring muscle relaxation with rocuronium...
  34. doi request reprint Resolution of severe suicidality with a single electroconvulsive therapy
    Jamal Kobeissi
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:86-8. 2011
    ..We discuss the effect of ECT on suicidal ideation, the benefit of minimizing the number of total ECT treatments, and the possible biological markers of change after a single treatment in an ECT-naive patient...
  35. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) After Pulmonary Edema
    Ethan O Bryson
    From the Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    J ECT 28:e25-6. 2012
    ..Because the pulmonary edema was thought to be due to extremely elevated blood pressures, nitroglycerine and esmolol were used during subsequent treatments, and electrode placement was changed to bilateral to speed recovery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Transient visual loss after right unilateral ECT
    Amit P Kurani
    Department of Psychiatry, UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
    J ECT 21:186-7. 2005
    ..We discuss possible mechanisms for this adverse effect...
  37. doi request reprint Safe resumption of electroconvulsive therapy after non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Amy S Aloysi
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J ECT 27:e39-41. 2011
    ..Her depression remitted fully. We report the details of her cardiac management during subsequent treatment sessions and review the literature on cardiac adverse events with ECT...
  38. ncbi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in Parkinson's disease: ECS and dopamine enhancement
    Samantha K Cumper
    From the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
    J ECT 30:122-4. 2014
    ..Electroconvulsive shock has been given to intact animals as well as to animals with neurotoxic lesions that create parkinsonism...
  39. doi request reprint The role of ECT in suicide prevention
    Max Fink
    From the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, Stony Brook University, Long Island Department of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY and Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA
    J ECT 30:5-9. 2014
    ..This review assesses the experience with ECT in persons with suicide risk and recommends the consideration of ECT in treatment algorithms to reduce suicide rates. ..