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, or TMS, is intended to provide an affordable, side-effect-free treatment for depression instead of the traditional drug therapies, which can have side effects and be costly.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy (TMS) is delivered while the patient sits upright in the machine.
Daily left prefrontal transcranial magnetic stimulation therapy for major depressive disorder: a sham controlled randomized trial.