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Research Progress of Different Modes of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients with Consciousness Disturbance

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Mengya Liu1, Dan Gao1, Bin Yang,1 Zhe Li1,2,3,*

1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Fifth Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China. 

2Key Laboratory of Rehabilitation Medicine in Henan, Zhengzhou, Henan, China.

3Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China.

*Corresponding author: Zhe Li

Published: May 27,2024

Abstract

The diagnosis and treatment of disorders of consciousness have been major challenges for clinicians. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, low-risk technique that offers various advantages. It has been widely developed in the field of neuropsychiatry. This paper reviews the mechanism of action of TMS on consciousness disorders, the common stimulation sites of TMS, and the application of different modes of TMS in consciousness disorders. There is more evidence to support the improvement of consciousness disturbance by high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), while there is less research on low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and theta burst stimulation (TBS). In the future, it is necessary to further explore the pathogenesis of consciousness disorders, identify the optimal target and treatment parameters of TMS for consciousness disorders, and develop personalized TMS treatment plans for patients with consciousness disorders.

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How to cite this paper

Research Progress of Different Modes of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients with Consciousness Disturbance

How to cite this paper: Mengya Liu, Dan Gao, Bin Yang, Zhe Li. (2024) Research Progress of Different Modes of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients with Consciousness Disturbance. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine Research8(2), 353-359.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijcemr.2024.04.029