Evidence-based guidelines on the therapeutic use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)

@article{Lefaucheur2014EvidencebasedGO,
  title={Evidence-based guidelines on the therapeutic use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)},
  author={J. P. Lefaucheur and N. Andre-obadia and Andrea Antal and Samar S Ayache and Chris Baeken and David Benninger and Roberto Cantello and Massimo Cincotta and Mamede de Carvalho and Dirk De Ridder and Herv{\'e} Devanne and V. Lazzaro and Sa{\vs}a R. Filipovi{\'c} and Friedhelm Christoph Hummel and Satu K. J{\"a}{\"a}skel{\"a}inen and Vasilios K. Kimiskidis and Giacomo Koch and Berthold Langguth and Thomas Nyffeler and Antonio Oliviero and Frank Padberg and Emmanuel Poulet and Simone Rossi and Paolo Maria Rossini and John C. Rothwell and Carlos Sch{\"o}nfeldt-Lecuona and Hartwig Roman Siebner and C W Slotema and Charlotte Jane Stagg and Josep Valls-Sol{\'e} and Ulf Ziemann and Walter Paulus and Luis Garcia-Larrea},
  journal={Clinical Neurophysiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={125},
  pages={2150-2206}
}

Tables from this paper

Evidence-based guidelines on the therapeutic use of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)
Evidence-Based Guidelines and Secondary Meta-Analysis for the Use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders
TLDR
A team of transcranial direct current stimulation experts conducted a systematic review of clinical trials with more than 1 session of stimulation testing, finding some of the indications analyzed in this review can be considered as definitely effective and probably effective.
Past, present and future of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in the treatment of psychiatric disorders
TLDR
TMS is likely the non-invasive brain stimulation intervention with the strongest evidence in terms of efficacy in psychiatric disorders, as documented by RCTs and meta-analyses, but the efficacy of TMS needs to be further investigated in other psychiatric disorders.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Pain, Headache, and Comorbid Depression: INS‐NANS Expert Consensus Panel Review and Recommendation
TLDR
This multinational multidisciplinary expert panel aims to assess and rate the existing outcome evidence of TMS in various pain/headache conditions, provide TMS treatment recommendation/guidelines for the evaluated conditions and comorbid depression, and assess the cost‐effectiveness and technical issues relevant to the long‐term clinical implementation.
Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation over Prefrontal Cortex on Attention in Psychiatric Disorders: A Systematic Review
TLDR
It is suggested that prefrontal rTMS could exert procognitive effects on attention in patients with many psychiatric disorders, and has the potential to target core features of ASD.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in stroke rehabilitation: review of the current evidence and pitfalls
TLDR
The current literature converges on the positive effect of rTMS in the rehabilitation of all clinical manifestations of stroke, except for spasticity and cognitive impairment, where definitive evidence of efficacy cannot be drawn.
Personalization of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder According to the Existing Psychiatric Comorbidity
  • P. Chou, Yen-Feng Lin, K. Su
  • Psychology
    Clinical psychopharmacology and neuroscience : the official scientific journal of the Korean College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • 2021
TLDR
A literature review summarizes different rTMS or TBS protocols that have been applied in researches investigating MDD patients with certain psychiatric comorbidities and discusses biomarkers that may be used to predict rT MS treatment response.
Efficacy and tolerability of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in adults: a systematic review and network meta-analysis
TLDR
The estimated ranking probabilities of treatments showed that LF-rTMS over the DLPFC might be the most effective intervention among all rTMS strategies, however, the quality of evidence regarding efficacy was evaluated as very low.
Current Updates on Newer Forms of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Major Depression.
TLDR
In the current chapter, newer forms of rTMS paradigms are reviewed and the content will cover standard theta burst stimulation (TBS), prolonged iTBS (pi TBS), accelerated rT MS (aTMS), deep TMS (dTMS, priming TMS), synchronized TMS, and magnetic seizure therapy (MST).
...
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 862 REFERENCES
High frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in schizophrenic patients
TLDR
The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale decreased under active rTMS (p < 0.05), whereas depressive symptoms (BDI) and anxiety (STAI) did not change significantly, suggesting prefrontal rT MS might be effective in the non-pharmacological treatment of psychotic patients.
The value of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for the treatment of anxiety disorders: an integrative review.
TLDR
It is indicated that at present no conclusive evidence of the efficacy of rTMS for the treatment for anxiety disorders is provided, and recommends further studies to clearly determine the role of RTMS in the treatment of anxiety disorders.
Randomized, proof-of-principle clinical trial of active transcranial magnetic stimulation in chronic migraine
TLDR
Positive results of M1 stimulation in other studies, and the absence of significant benefits of active high-frequency rTMS of the DLPFC in the present study, point to M1 as a more promising target than the D LPFC, for larger trials of noninvasive brain stimulation in patients with chronic migraine.
Anxiolytic effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation—an alternative treatment option in anxiety disorders?
TLDR
To further elucidate the putative anxiolytic action of rTMS in patients with anxiety disorders future studies have to be conducted addressing in particular the limitations of the studies mentioned above.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of depression: feasibility and results under naturalistic conditions: a retrospective analysis
TLDR
These results document that rTMS is feasible, safe and well tolerated under naturalistic conditions and should be added on to continued psychopharmacological treatment in a naturalistic clinical setting.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for treatment of alcohol dependence
TLDR
Although there were no differences in clinical parameters such as craving or mood after real high frequency rTMS compared to sham stimulation, an interesting difference between the real and the sham stimulated group and controls in the AB paradigm indicating an increase of the AB effect to alcohol-related pictures after real stimulation.
Low-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Inferior to Electroconvulsive Therapy in Treating Depression
TLDR
The outcome does not point to right frontal low-frequency rTMS using the present stimulus design as a first-line substitute for ECT, but rather as a treatment option for patients with depression who are intolerant to other types of treatment or not accepting ECT.
High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in schizophrenia: a combined treatment and neuroimaging study
TLDR
Beneficial effects of high-frequency rTMS on negative and depressive symptoms were found, together with a trend for worsening positive symptoms in schizophrenic patients.
...
...