Localising The Exact Point of Maximum Stimulation For rTMS – Dr. Martjin Arns

Posted on February 13, 2019

Dr Sanil Rege, Consultant Psychiatrist and Founder of Psych Scene and Psych Scene Hub speaks to Dr. Martijn Arns, Chief Scientific Adviser, neuroCare Group; Founding Director & Senior Researcher at Research Institute Brainclinics.

Take Home Messages :

1. The Beam Method is used to more accurately locate the F3 or F4 EEG coordinates for prefrontal TMS.

2. Experimental research into functional connectivity has provided new information on the heart-brain axis and the relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease.There is a functional connectivity between the subgenual anterior cingulate and the vagus nerve. When the vagus nerve is stimulated the heart rate decreases.

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