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Sjogren's Syndrome (SS) is an autoimune disease of unknown etiology characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands and other organs. patients usually presents with xerophthalmia, xerostomia, fatigue and other symptoms. Fatigue has often been reported as the biggest problem and the most difficult symptom patients have to deal with. Fatigue management in pSS is difficult. However, in other diseases such as Parkinson disease, post-polio syndrome and multiple sclerosis the use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) has recently been studied and has shown effectiveness. The overarching objective of this study is to examine the effect of a tDCS protocol in patients with pSS.
Active Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation, Sham Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation
Federal University of São Paulo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-15T11:11:29-0400
Cathodal Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) was administered to the right parietal region in order to determine if this stimulation could disrupt awareness of the conditioned s...
The aim of the current research is to evaluate the efficacy of a combination of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) to improve cogn...
Randomized controlled trial, in parallel with cross-control design. Two groups of healthy subjects will be randomly selected to transcranial stimulation group or suboccipital stimulation g...
This study explores the effects of mirror therapy and transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS, Soterix ©) in a randomized factorial controlled trial in which patients will be assign...
The purpose of this study is to explore whether active transcranial direct current stimulation during cognitive rehabilitation tasks can boost cognitive enhancement without severe side eff...
Current treatments for smoking cessation are not effective for most smokers. This study aims to examine the effectiveness of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on smoking cessation.
Studies using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) typically compare an active protocol relative to a shorter sham (placebo) protocol. Both protocols are presumed to be perceptually identica...
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) have been described as promising alternatives to treat different pain syndromes. This study evaluated the eff...
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been explored in epilepsy with limited samples, varied parameters, and inconclusive results. We aimed to study the efficacy of tDCS for patients with...
The interest in the use of anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for the enhancement of cognitive functioning has increased significantly in recent years. However, the efficacy of this...
A technique of brain electric stimulation therapy which uses constant, low current delivered via ELECTRODES placed on various locations on the scalp.
The electrical response evoked in a muscle or motor nerve by electrical or magnetic stimulation. Common methods of stimulation are by transcranial electrical and TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION. It is often used for monitoring during neurosurgery.
Measurable changes in activities in the CEREBRAL CORTEX upon a stimulation. A change in cortical excitability as measured by various techniques (e.g., TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION) is associated with brain disorders.
Removal of tissue with electrical current delivered via electrodes positioned at the distal end of a catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct current (DC-shock) or alternating current at radiofrequencies (usually 750 kHz). The technique is used most often to ablate the AV junction and/or accessory pathways in order to interrupt AV conduction and produce AV block in the treatment of various tachyarrhythmias.
Application of electric current in treatment without the generation of perceptible heat. It includes electric stimulation of nerves or muscles, passage of current into the body, or use of interrupted current of low intensity to raise the threshold of the skin to pain.
Pancreatitis Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas caused by the release of activated pancreatic enzymes. Common triggers are biliary tract disease and chronic heavy alcohol intake. Diagnosis is based on clinical presentation...
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