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The purpose of this research is to determine whether athletes with concussion have changes in cortical excitability.
Single and paired transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can be used as reliable neurophysiological marker of motor cortex reorganization in athletes with concussions.
This study also aims to determine whether modulation of cortical activity by a powerful technique of noninvasive brain stimulation (tDCS) results in a different cortical response as compared with sham tDCS.
This study is a multicenter study with investigators from other institutions (Dr. Alvaro Pascual-Leone and Dr. Hugo Theoret).
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Transcranial direct current stimulation
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:06-0400
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 purpose of this study is to determine whether a new medical technology can temporarily alter pain perception. The new techonologyis call Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS)...
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...
This research is being done to determine whether transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can improve fatigue and certain thinking skills in women with breast cancer receiving chemot...
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...
transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) is a non-invasive method of brain stimulation suggested as a therapeutic tool for pain, and is related to reversal of maladaptive plasticity associated w...
To systematically examine the safety and effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) interventions in pediatric motor disorders.
Compare the results in naming tasks of after-stroke aphasic individuals divided into active and placebo groups pre- and post-transcranial direct current stimulation.
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has promising antidepressant effects, however, clinical trials have shown variable efficacy. Pre-treatment neurocognitive functioning has previously been...
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been shown to improve measures of executive cognitive function and reduce cigarette consumption. Studies conducted to date have been small, and the r...
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.
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.
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.
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...