Dec 7, 2012. Continuous Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for intractable Neuropathic Pain. Youichi Saitoh , M.D., Ph.D. Department of Neuromodulation and Neurosurgery Office for Univeristy -Industry Collaboration, Osaka University.
YouichiSaitoh, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Neuromodulation and Neurosurgery
Office for Univeristy-Industry Collaboration,
EMCS expand to the world from Japan
Rasche et al., Pain, 2006
Saitoh et al. J Neurosurg 2000
Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Approximately half of the patients satisfy
No large double-blinded clinical trials
Saitoh and Yoshimine, ActaNeurochirSuppl, 2007
Saitoh Y et al, ActaNeurochir, 2007
Figure-8-coil is most popular
This study was funded by the Japanese Ministry of Health,
Labourand Welfare with a Health and Labour Sciences Research Grant.
Modulate pain recognition
Modulate a pain threshold
Elicit plastic changes