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Mar 12, 2016 8:09:00 AM

Can Medication Free, Treatment-Resistant, Depressed Patients Who Initially Respond to TMS Be Maintained Off Medications? A Prospective, 12-Month Multisite Randomized Pilot Study

Title:

Can Medication Free, Treatment-Resistant, Depressed Patients Who Initially Respond to TMS Be Maintained Off Medications? A Prospective, 12-Month Multisite Randomized Pilot Study.

Author:

Philip NS; Dunner DL; Dowd SM; Aaronson ST; Brock DG; Carpenter LL; Demitrack MA; Hovav S; Janicak PG; George MS. Brain Stimulation. 9(2):251-7, 2016 Mar-Apr. [Journal Article. Multicenter Study. Randomized Controlled Trial] UI: 26708778

Background:

Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is efficacious for acute treatment of resistant major depressive disorder (MDD), but there is little information on maintenance TMS after acute response. Read More


Mar 3, 2016 3:00:00 PM

...TMS - Modulated during Shortening and Lengthening Contractions in Young and Old Adults.

Title:

Intracortical Inhibition Assessed with Paired-Pulse Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is Modulated during Shortening and Lengthening Contractions in Young and Old Adults.

Author:

Opie GM; Semmler JG.

Source:

Brain Stimulation. 9(2):258-67, 2016 Mar-Apr.
[Clinical Trial. Comparative Study. Journal Article. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] UI: 26849998

Background:

The modulation of intracortical inhibition is thought to be impaired in older adults, which may contribute to their reduced fine motor control, particularly during lengthening muscle contractions. Read More


Mar 1, 2016 9:04:00 AM

Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette-Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Title:

Deep Brain Stimulation for Tourette-Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Author/Source:

[Review] Baldermann JC; Schuller T; Huys D; Becker I; Timmermann L; Jessen F; Visser-Vandewalle V; Kuhn J. Brain Stimulation. 9(2):296-304, 2016 Mar-Apr.
[Journal Article. Meta-Analysis. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't. Review] UI: 26827109

Background:

A significant proportion of patients with Tourette syndrome (TS) continue to experience symptoms across adulthood that in severe cases fail to respond to standard therapies. For these cases, deep brain stimulation (DBS) is emerging as a promising treatment option. Read More


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