Table 1: Patient characteristics and treatment protocols.

Study Age Episode duration (mo)Treatment protocolDiagnosis
rTMSECTrTMSECTrTMSECT

Keshtkar 2011 [31]7334.035.6n.a.n.a.MS: 10
MT: 90%
TP: 4080
MS: 10
BL: 100%
UP
Hansen et al. 2011 [27]6046.052.06.04.0MS: 15
MT: 110%
TP: 1800
MS: 9
UL: 100%
UP + BP
Eranti 2007 [32]4663.668.37.15.6MS: 15
MT: 110%
TP: 15000
MS: 6.3
UL: 18%
BL: 82%
UP
Rosa et al. 2006 [29]4241.846.0110.7103.6MS: 20
MT: 100%
TP: 50000
MS: 12
UL: 100%
UP
Schulze-Rauschenbach et al. 2005 [33]3047.746.7n.a.n.a.MS: 10.8
MT: 100%
TP: 20000
MS: 9.9
UL: 100%
UP
O'Connor et al. 2003 [20] 2851.248.4n.a.n.a.MS: 10
MT: 90%
TP: 16000
MS: 6–12
UL: 100%
n.a.
Grunhaus et al. 2003 [34]4057.661.416.610.4MS: 20
MT: 90%
TP: 24000
MS: 10
UL: 65%
BL: 35%
UP
Janicak et al. 2002 [26]2542.942.75.53.1MS: 20
MT: 110%
TP: 20000
MS: 12
BL: 100%
UP + BP
Grunhaus et al. 2000 [28]4058.463.68.36.9MS: 20
MT: 90%.
TP: 8000–24000
MS: 9.6
UL: 60%
BL: 40%
n.a.

Notes
= number of participants; n.a. = data not available; UP = unipolar depression; BP = bipolar depression; MS = mean number of sessions; MT = motor threshold; TP = total pulses; UL = unilateral ECT; BL = bilateral ECT.