transcranial magnetic stimulation


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transcranial magnetic stimulation

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(Medicine) the electromagnetic stimulation of areas of the brain, used in studying or treating the effects of strokes. Abbreviation: TMS
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Contract notice: Medical equipment group i - medical equipment group ii - medical devices and apparatus group iii - medical equipment group iv - transcranial magnetic stimulation device
The company said its NeuroStar Advanced Therapy is the first transcranial magnetic stimulation to be selected as a safe and effective non-drug treatment option for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) in Japan.
In the near future, techniques that allow brain stimulation, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), could be used to stimulate dendrites with the same frequency range as spindles.
Two major non-invasive techniques of brain stimulations are transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) (Hallett, 2007; Rossi et al.
In their study, Perez and her co-authors, departmental colleagues Jinyi Long, PhD, and Paolo Federico, PhD, used 180 pairs of noninvasive transcranial magnetic stimulation for 30 minutes over the hand representation of the primary motor cortex at an interstimulus interval, which is the time interval between the termination of one stimulus and the beginning of another, mimicking the rhythm of descending late indirect (I) waves in corticospinal neurons or at an interstimulus interval in between I-waves as a control protocol.
TMS, or transcranial magnetic stimulation, provides a different approach to treatment for depression.
followed by the text, "Do you know someone who has been damaged by experimental psychiatric treatments including transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), deep brain stimulation (DBS) or any other electric shock or magnetic wave to the brain?
Some of these treatment options include therapy, residential treatment, medication and transcranial magnetic stimulation.
Objective: We investgated the effects of high frequency (10Hz) repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on the amount of cigarette smoking in patients with schizophrenia.
It is both old and new again: electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been used for decades, while emerging technologies, such as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), are gaining acceptance.
The field of brain stimulation includes electroconvulsive therapy, as well as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), direct transcranial current stimulation (tDCS), and deep brain stimulation (DBS), all of which are examples of treatments that are still just coming into their own.
Robison undergoes transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) because it might increase his emotional awareness, or so researchers predict.

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