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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

"Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A technique that involves the use of electrical coils on the head to generate a brief magnetic field which reaches the CEREBRAL CORTEX. It is coupled with ELECTROMYOGRAPHY response detection to assess cortical excitability by the threshold required to induce MOTOR EVOKED POTENTIALS. This method is also used for BRAIN MAPPING, to study NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, and as a substitute for ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY for treating DEPRESSION. Induction of SEIZURES limits its clinical usage.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 28 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2008 and 2017 and 2018
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