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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With transcranial magnetic stimulation, individuals suffering from depression now have a solution beyond traditional medication.
Some reports pointed out that repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex performed on persons without mental disorder could significantly reduce the desire for smoking caused by environmental factors.
Efficacy and safety of deep transcranial magnetic stimulation for major depression: a prospective, multi-center, randomized, controlled trial.
Effect of low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation on an affective go/no-go task in patients with major depression: role of stimulation site and depression severity.
Effectiveness of deep transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with a brief exposure procedure in post-traumatic stress disorder--A pilot study.
Sensitivity and specificity of threshold tracking transcranial magnetic stimulation for diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a prospective study.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), developed in 1985, is a noninvasive technique with the ability to stimulate neurons in the cerebral cortex through the scalp safely and with minimal discomfort.
In another neurostunt, brain-zapping technology called transcranial magnetic stimulation makes Kanwisher's hand jump involuntarily.
Over the course of its 25 years in the neuroscience industry, Magstim has been a pivotal tool in the advances of transcranial magnetic stimulation for researchers across the globe.
The company develops and markets transcranial magnetic stimulation systems and noninvasive medical device for treatment of a wide range of neurological and psychopathological disorders.
Axilum Robotics, specialized in the development of medical robots, reports the publication in PLOS ONE of the first human Brain to Brain communication experiment, using non- invasive techniques and without contribution of the peripheral nervous system, whose success was ensured thanks to its new robot for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) involves holding a small electrical device to your head that then delivers magnetic pulses through your skin.
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