Artigos Científicos EMT

The expanding evidence base for rTMS treatment of depression

Mark S. George, Joseph J. Taylor, e E. Baron Short Current Opinion in Psychiatry – Volume 26 Publicado: 01/01/2013 Abstract These recent studies suggest that daily left prefrontal TMS over several weeks as a treatment for depression not only appears to have efficacy in rigorous randomized controlled trials, but is…


Clinically Meaningful Efficacy and Acceptability of Low-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Treating Primary Major Depression: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Double-Blind and Sham-Controlled Trials

Marcelo T Berlim, Frederique Van den Eynde e Z Jeff Daskalakis Neuropsychopharmacology (2012),1–9 Aceito: 19/12/2012 Abstract Clinical trials on low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (LF-rTMS) over the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex have yielded conflicting evidence concerning its overall efficacy for treating major depression (MD). As this may have been the…


Inhibition of the cortex using transcranial magnetic stimulation in psychiatric populations: current and future directions

Natasha Radhu, BSc, MSc; Lakshmi N. Ravindran, MD; Andrea J. Levinson, MD, MSc; Zafiris J. Daskalakis, MD, PhD J Psychiatry Neurosci 2012;37(6):369-78. Enviado: 02/03/2012; Aceito: 28/03/2012 Abstract Several lines of evidence suggest that deficits in γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) inhibitory neurotransmission are implicated in th physiology of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major…