transcranial magnetic stimulation

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transcranial magnetic stimulation

[tranz¦krā·nē·əl mag‚ned·ik ‚stim·yə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
A neurophysiologic technique that stimulates the human brain via magnetic pulses generated by a small electromagnet placed on the scalp.
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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy (TMS) is delivered while the patient sits upright in the machine.
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In addition to medications and talk therapy, there are alternative treatments, including electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), vagus nerve stimulator (VNS therapy), and transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy (TMS therapy) that often help people whose treatment has failed.