Somatics is the leading manufacturer of ECT equipment world-wide. Its Thymatron® is the most advanced hardware on the market today.

In 1938 the first patient ever to receive ECT made a full recovery. Now, over 90 years later, ECT remains an established treatment for severe depression. The Thymatron device is an FDA-cleared medical device intended to treat catatonia or a severe major depressive episode associated with major depressive or bipolar disorder in patients age 13 years and older who are treatment-resistant or who require a rapid treatment response (Device class II).
Somatics' Thymatron® IV ECT unit The Thymatron® instrument’s positive safety profile derives from its multiple redundant levels of error protection and operating efficiency.

Several proprietary computer methods in the Thymatron® instrument automatically provide optimal stimulus delivery, seizure quality analysis, and seizure endpoint determination. This information is printed in a concise end-of-treatment report.
Please review indications, warnings, cautions, and adverse effects described fully in Thymatron® System IV - Instruction Manual on the DOWNLOADS page of this website. This manual download supersedes and replaces all previous versions, which should be discarded.

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