Long-term effects of contralesional rTMS in severe stroke: Safety, cortical excitability, and relationship with transcallosal motor fibers

Demirtas-Tatlidede A., Alonso-Alonso M., Shetty R. P., Ronen I., Pascual-Leone A., Fregni F.

NEUROREHABILITATION, vol.36, no.1, pp.51-59, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/nre-141191
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.51-59
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


BACKGROUND: Contralesional hemispheric repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) may improve motor function in mild to moderate stroke and effects are considered to be mediated through transcallosal motor fibers.