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Central conduction studies and magnetic stimulation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1327307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Magnetic stimulation of brain and spinal roots provides non-invasive evaluation of the propagation of nerve impulses as well as characteristics of excitability along the motor pathways. Physiology of motor performances and pathophysiology of movement disorders can be approached with this new technique. Moreover, transcranial stimulation (TCS) of non-motor areas of the brain represents a formidable probe for the evaluation of lateralized hemispheric properties connected with higher cortical functions.
P M Rossini; M D Caramia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in neurology and neurosurgery     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0951-7383     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Opin Neurol Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1992 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-20     Completed Date:  1992-11-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8809879     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Neurol Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  697-703     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurofisiologia Clinica, II Università di Roma, Tor Vergata, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiopathology*
Central Nervous System Diseases / diagnosis,  physiopathology*
Electromagnetic Fields*
Pyramidal Tracts / physiopathology
Reaction Time / physiology
Spinal Cord / physiopathology*
Synaptic Transmission / physiology*

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