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Meg recordings of patients with CNS disorders before and after external magnetic stimulation.
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PMID:  18431816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Magnetoencephalographic (MEG) recordings of patients with CNS disorders were obtained using a whole-head 122-channel magnetometer SQUID and analyzed using Fourier statistical analysis. External transcranial magnetic stimulation in the order of pico Tesla (pTMS) was applied to the above patients with proper characteristics (magnetic intensity 1-7.5 pT; frequency: 8-13 Hz) which were obtained with MEG recordings prior to pTMS. The MEG recordings after the application of pTMS showed a rapid attenuation of the high abnormal activity followed by an increase in the number of the low frequency components toward the patients alpha-rhythm. The possible mechanisms of the effects of external magnetic stimulation on the pineal gland in the brain are presented.
P Anninos; A Kotini; N Anninou; A Adamopoulos; A Papastergiou; N Tsagas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of integrative neuroscience     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0219-6352     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Integr. Neurosci.     Publication Date:  2008 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-23     Completed Date:  2008-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101156357     Medline TA:  J Integr Neurosci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  17-27     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Medical Physics, Medical School, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis and Xanthi, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Brain / physiopathology,  radiation effects
Brain Mapping*
Central Nervous System Diseases* / pathology,  physiopathology,  therapy
Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation / methods*

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