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Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 32
Published: 03 July 2013
10.1159/000346419
EISBN: 978-3-318-02309-1
... detail before they can be affected. (b) Ordinarily, only minimal if any axonal regeneration occurs after injury. Axonal growth can be stimulated after various injuries under experimental conditions [ 16 ]. Axons severed by a disease process may extend themselves from the distal severed end or regrow...
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Series: Translational Research in Biomedicine
Volume: 3
Published: 21 December 2012
10.1159/000343154
EISBN: 978-3-318-02285-8
... the complexities of translation. These institutions, which have received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through an initiative known as Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs), are allocating some of their resources to issue grants for pilot projects as a means of stimulating...
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Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 23
Published: 20 March 2007
10.1159/000101021
EISBN: 978-3-318-01403-7
... Abstract Brain imaging can tell us a lot about how transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)affects the brain, and it can also help us guide and deliver TMS in more precise ways. Forexample, one can use structural or functional brain imaging to precisely position the TMScoil over the proper scalp...
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Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 23
Published: 20 March 2007
10.1159/000101034
EISBN: 978-3-318-01403-7
... Abstract Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is being investigated as a treatmentof psychiatric disorders. This chapter reviews publications of the treatment of anxiety disorders:obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and panic disorder(PD...
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Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 23
Published: 20 March 2007
10.1159/000101036
EISBN: 978-3-318-01403-7
... medial temporal lobes may be related to its amnestic side effects. However, the scalp andskull shunt the flow of electricity, limiting control over current spread with ECT. Magnetic fieldsenter the brain unimpeded, allowing enhanced control over the site of stimulation and seizure initiationcompared...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 28
Published: 03 June 1982
10.1159/000406738
EISBN: 978-3-318-03132-4
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 29
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000434658
EISBN: 978-3-318-02809-6
... the initial results of trigeminal ganglion stimulation were promising, they often were of short duration because of lead migration and inadequate stimulation coverage in the trigeminal nerve distribution. To ensure accurate placement and proper anchoring, a custom-made electrode was developed and produced...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9489-9
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 23
Published: 20 March 2007
10.1159/000101038
EISBN: 978-3-318-01403-7
... Abstract It has proved possible in experimental animals to manipulate synaptic efficiency usingdirect electrical stimulation. The introduction of transcranial methods of non-invasively stimulatingthe human brain raised hopes that similar effects could be produced in humans, withthe potential...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 33
Published: 22 January 2018
10.1159/000481104
EISBN: 978-3-318-06202-1
... Abstract The use of deep brain stimulation (DBS) of the thalamus has been proven to be a safe and efficacious treatment for the management of many diseases. The most common indication for thalamic DBS remains essential tremor (ET), one of the most common movement disorders in the world. ET...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 29
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000434651
EISBN: 978-3-318-02809-6
... Abstract Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) has been in use for over 50 years to treat patients suffering from chronic pain who have failed conservative treatments. Despite this long history, the devices being used have changed very little. In fact, current PNS technology was developed...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 29
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000434673
EISBN: 978-3-318-02809-6
... Abstract Dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation has recently emerged as a new neuromodulation modality that stays on the intersection of the peripheral and central nervous system. With DRG location within the spinal column and with electrodes for DRG stimulation placed through the intraspinal...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509654
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... to electrical neuromodulation, the GG stimulation (GGS) may be a unique solution for treatment of medically refractory facial pain. GGS was introduced in 1970s and continues to be a recognized surgical modality with multiple published clinical series describing multi-year experience in hundreds of facial pain...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509734
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... a humanitarian exemption. Historically, deep brain stimulation (DBS) for multiple indications has demonstrated acceptable complication rates, rare mortality, and reducing morbidity as the technology and the techniques of its application have advanced. DBS for the amelioration of pain has been performed since...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509909
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract Motor cortex stimulation (MCS) has been used in the treatment of intractable neuropathic facial pain for nearly 30 years. While efficacy rates have been noted as high as 88% in some studies, considerable variability in treatment response remains. Additionally, MCS is often cited...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323002
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) is an established neuromodulation approach that has been successfully used for the treatment of various painful conditions since the early 1960s. This review provides a comprehensive summary of relevant publications on PNS dividing its history...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323023
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Since its inception in the 1970s, peripheral neuromodulation has become an increasingly common procedure to treat chronic neuropathic disorders. Historically, peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) originated with the placement of large surface cuff electrodes, which was refined...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323046
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... and is often associated with other systemic or autoimmune diseases. Despite its serious socio economical burden, the treatment options remain poor. In this chapter, the authors discuss the possibilities of using greater occipital nerve stimulation as a treatment for fibromyalgia, based on available clinical...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323050
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Spinal nerve root stimulation (SNRS) is a neuromodulation technique that is used to treat chronic pain. This modality places stimulator electrode array(s) along the spinal nerve roots, creating stimulation paresthesias within the distribution of the target nerve root(s), thereby...