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Depressione e fibromialgia trattate con TMS (Stimolazione Magnetica Transcranica)

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) of the prefrontal cortex can cause changes in acute pain perception. Several weeks of daily left prefrontal TMS has been shown to treat depression. We recruited 20 patients with fibromyalgia, defined by American College of Rheumatology criteria, and randomized them to receive 4000 pulses at 10 Hz TMS (n=10), or sham…

Trattamento con TMS (Stimolazione Magnetica Transcranica) della Fibromialgia

OBJECTIVE:  To systematically review the literature to date applying repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) or transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). METHOD:  Electronic bibliography databases screened included PubMed, Ovid MEDLINE, PsychINFO, CINAHL, and Cochrane Library. The keyword “fibromyalgia” was combined with (“transcranial” and “stimulation”) or “TMS” or “tDCS” or “transcranial…

Catatonia

Articolo originale a cura di Marcella Pedrelli – Raffaello Biagi Catatonia is a large neuropsychiatric syndrome whit multiple ethiologies (psychiatric disorder, cerebral structural lesion, systemic disease, secondary the drug and toxing agents) and varied clinical manifestation (cognitive and behavioural disorders, motor and speech disorder and vegetative disorder). Akinesia may be difficult differential diagnosis of motor…