High-sensitivity TMS/fMRI of the Human Motor Cortex Using a Dedicated Multichannel MR Coil

@article{Lara2017HighsensitivityTO,
  title={High-sensitivity TMS/fMRI of the Human Motor Cortex Using a Dedicated Multichannel MR Coil},
  author={Lucia I. Navarro de Lara and Martin Tik and Michael Woletz and Roberta Frass-Kriegl and Ewald Moser and Elmar Laistler and Christian Windischberger},
  journal={NeuroImage},
  year={2017},
  volume={150},
  pages={262-269}
}
Purpose To validate a novel setup for concurrent TMS/fMRI in the human motor cortex based on a dedicated, ultra‐thin, multichannel receive MR coil positioned between scalp and TMS system providing greatly enhanced sensitivity compared to the standard birdcage coil setting. Methods A combined TMS/fMRI design was applied over the primary motor cortex based on 1 Hz stimulation with stimulation levels of 80%, 90%, 100%, and 110% of the individual active motor threshold, respectively. Due to the use… 
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