Blinding success of rTMS applied to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in randomised sham-controlled trials: A systematic review

@article{Broadbent2011BlindingSO,
  title={Blinding success of rTMS applied to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in randomised sham-controlled trials: A systematic review},
  author={Hannah J. Broadbent and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rique van den Eynde and S{\'e}bastien Guillaume and Emma L Hanif and Daniel St{\aa}hl and Anthony S. David and Iain C. Campbell and Ulrike Schmidt},
  journal={The World Journal of Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={240 - 248}
}
Abstract Objectives. The lack of a suitable sham condition for repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) research may compromise the success of blinding procedures. The aim of this systematic review was to examine the reporting of blinding success in randomised sham-controlled trials (RCTs) of rTMS applied to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. Methods. A literature search using Pubmed and Web of Science was conducted to identify RCTs of rTMS. Regression analyses were used to… 
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