Epileptic Disorders


Cortical silent period following transcranial magnetic stimulation in epileptic patients Volume 2, numéro 3, Septembre 2000

Bakirköy State Hospital for Psychiatric and Neurological Diseases, Neurology Department, Bakirkoy, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Page(s) : 137-40
  • Année de parution : 2000

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can be used for research in epileptic patients, as a safe and painless method of motor cortex stimulation. TMS has been used to determine the cortical TMS thresholds in different epileptic syndromes, the effects of anticonvulsant medications on cortical TMS thresholds, and the localization of seizure foci. It has been showed that in different epileptic syndromes, the cortical TMS threshold is lower, [...]