Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the brain: guidelines for pain treatment research

@article{Klein2015TranscranialMS,
  title={Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the brain: guidelines for pain treatment research},
  author={Max M. Klein and Roi Treister and Tommi Raij and {\'A}lvaro Pascual-Leone and Lawrence Park and Turo Nurmikko and Fred Lenz and J. P. Lefaucheur and Magdalena Lang and Mark Hallett and Michael D. Fox and Merit E Cudkowicz and Ann Costello and Daniel B Carr and Samar S Ayache and Anne Louise Oaklander},
  journal={Pain},
  year={2015},
  volume={156},
  pages={1601 - 1614}
}
Abstract Recognizing that electrically stimulating the motor cortex could relieve chronic pain sparked development of noninvasive technologies. In transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), electromagnetic coils held against the scalp influence underlying cortical firing. Multiday repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can induce long-lasting, potentially therapeutic brain plasticity. Nearby ferromagnetic or electronic implants are contraindications. Adverse effects are minimal… 
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