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Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Ph.D., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Alvaro Pascual-Leone and Felipe Fregni.
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14.546
  1. Clinical effects and brain metabolic correlates in non-invasive cortical neuromodulation for visceral pain. Eur J Pain. 2011 Jan; 15(1):53-60.
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    Score: 0.459
  2. Technology insight: noninvasive brain stimulation in neurology-perspectives on the therapeutic potential of rTMS and tDCS. Nat Clin Pract Neurol. 2007 Jul; 3(7):383-93.
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    Score: 0.368
  3. Recent advances in the treatment of chronic pain with non-invasive brain stimulation techniques. Lancet Neurol. 2007 Feb; 6(2):188-91.
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    Score: 0.358
  4. Immediate placebo effect in Parkinson's disease--is the subjective relief accompanied by objective improvement? Eur Neurol. 2006; 56(4):222-9.
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    Score: 0.351
  5. Noninvasive cortical stimulation with transcranial direct current stimulation in Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2006 Oct; 21(10):1693-702.
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    Score: 0.350
  6. Transient tinnitus suppression induced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and transcranial direct current stimulation. Eur J Neurol. 2006 Sep; 13(9):996-1001.
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    Score: 0.348
  7. A sham-controlled trial of a 5-day course of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the unaffected hemisphere in stroke patients. Stroke. 2006 Aug; 37(8):2115-22.
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    Score: 0.344
  8. Treatment of major depression with transcranial direct current stimulation. Bipolar Disord. 2006 Apr; 8(2):203-4.
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    Score: 0.338
  9. A sham-controlled, phase II trial of transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of central pain in traumatic spinal cord injury. Pain. 2006 May; 122(1-2):197-209.
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    Score: 0.338
  10. Hand motor recovery after stroke: tuning the orchestra to improve hand motor function. Cogn Behav Neurol. 2006 Mar; 19(1):21-33.
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    Score: 0.336
  11. A controlled clinical trial of cathodal DC polarization in patients with refractory epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2006 Feb; 47(2):335-42.
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    Score: 0.334
  12. Cognitive effects of repeated sessions of transcranial direct current stimulation in patients with depression. Depress Anxiety. 2006; 23(8):482-4.
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    Score: 0.332
  13. Non-invasive brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2005 Dec; 76(12):1614-23.
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    Score: 0.330
  14. Predictors of antidepressant response in clinical trials of transcranial magnetic stimulation. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2006 Dec; 9(6):641-54.
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    Score: 0.330
  15. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of depression. J Psychiatry Neurosci. 2005 Nov; 30(6):434; author reply 434-5.
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    Score: 0.328
  16. Transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of depression in neurologic disorders. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2005 Oct; 7(5):381-90.
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    Score: 0.326
  17. ECT and rTMS for depression. Br J Psychiatry. 2005 Oct; 187:386; author reply 386-7.
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    Score: 0.326
  18. Transcranial direct current stimulation of the unaffected hemisphere in stroke patients. Neuroreport. 2005 Sep 28; 16(14):1551-5.
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    Score: 0.326
  19. Transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment for epilepsy: can it also improve depression and vice versa? Epilepsy Behav. 2005 Sep; 7(2):182-9.
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    Score: 0.325
  20. Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of prefrontal cortex enhances working memory. Exp Brain Res. 2005 Sep; 166(1):23-30.
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    Score: 0.321
  21. Transcranial direct current stimulation. Br J Psychiatry. 2005 May; 186:446-7.
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    Score: 0.317
  22. Clinical improvement with intensive robot-assisted arm training in chronic stroke is unchanged by supplementary tDCS. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2019; 37(2):167-180.
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    Score: 0.204
  23. Long-term effects of contralesional rTMS in severe stroke: safety, cortical excitability, and relationship with transcallosal motor fibers. NeuroRehabilitation. 2015; 36(1):51-9.
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    Score: 0.155
  24. Effects of tDCS on executive function in Parkinson's disease. Neurosci Lett. 2014 Oct 17; 582:27-31.
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    Score: 0.151
  25. Modulation of smoking and decision-making behaviors with transcranial direct current stimulation in tobacco smokers: a preliminary study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2014 Jul 01; 140:78-84.
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    Score: 0.148
  26. Non-invasive brain stimulation and the autonomic nervous system. Clin Neurophysiol. 2013 Sep; 124(9):1716-28.
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    Score: 0.138
  27. Modulation of untruthful responses with non-invasive brain stimulation. Front Psychiatry. 2012; 3:97.
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    Score: 0.136
  28. TMS suppression of right pars triangularis, but not pars opercularis, improves naming in aphasia. Brain Lang. 2011 Dec; 119(3):206-13.
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    Score: 0.123
  29. Cognitive, mood, and electroencephalographic effects of noninvasive cortical stimulation with weak electrical currents. J ECT. 2011 Jun; 27(2):134-40.
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    Score: 0.121
  30. Clinical research with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): challenges and future directions. Brain Stimul. 2012 Jul; 5(3):175-195.
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    Score: 0.119
  31. Assessment and modulation of neural plasticity in rehabilitation with transcranial magnetic stimulation. PM R. 2010 Dec; 2(12 Suppl 2):S253-68.
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    Score: 0.117
  32. Transcranial magnetic stimulation: a historical evaluation and future prognosis of therapeutically relevant ethical concerns. J Med Ethics. 2011 Mar; 37(3):137-43.
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    Score: 0.117
  33. Neuromodulation of decision-making in the addictive brain. Subst Use Misuse. 2010 Sep; 45(11):1766-86.
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    Score: 0.115
  34. Modulation of risk-taking in marijuana users by transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC). Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Dec 01; 112(3):220-5.
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    Score: 0.115
  35. Effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation and visual illusion on neuropathic pain in spinal cord injury. Brain. 2010 Sep; 133(9):2565-77.
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    Score: 0.114
  36. Referred sensations and neuropathic pain following spinal cord injury. Pain. 2010 Jul; 150(1):192-198.
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    Score: 0.112
  37. Interhemispheric modulation induced by cortical stimulation and motor training. Phys Ther. 2010 Mar; 90(3):398-410.
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    Score: 0.110
  38. Modulation of decision-making in a gambling task in older adults with transcranial direct current stimulation. Eur J Neurosci. 2010 Feb; 31(3):593-7.
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    Score: 0.110
  39. Noninvasive brain stimulation with high-frequency and low-intensity repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 2010 Aug; 71(8):992-9.
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    Score: 0.110
  40. Transcranial DC stimulation coupled with TENS for the treatment of chronic pain: a preliminary study. Clin J Pain. 2009 Oct; 25(8):691-5.
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    Score: 0.108
  41. Overt naming fMRI pre- and post-TMS: Two nonfluent aphasia patients, with and without improved naming post-TMS. Brain Lang. 2009 Oct; 111(1):20-35.
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    Score: 0.107
  42. Treatment of depression with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): a review. Exp Neurol. 2009 Sep; 219(1):14-9.
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    Score: 0.104
  43. Using non-invasive brain stimulation to augment motor training-induced plasticity. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2009 Mar 17; 6:8.
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    Score: 0.104
  44. Neuromodulation in hypoxic-ischemic injury. Brain Stimul. 2009 Jul; 2(3):179-81.
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    Score: 0.103
  45. Meta-analysis of the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on negative and positive symptoms in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res. 2009 Mar; 108(1-3):11-24.
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    Score: 0.102
  46. Impaired interhemispheric interactions in patients with major depression. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2008 Sep; 196(9):671-7.
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    Score: 0.100
  47. Transcranial direct current stimulation: State of the art 2008. Brain Stimul. 2008 Jul; 1(3):206-23.
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    Score: 0.099
  48. Noninvasive brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease and dystonia. Neurotherapeutics. 2008 Apr; 5(2):345-61.
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    Score: 0.097
  49. Transcranial magnetic stimulation and brain atrophy: a computer-based human brain model study. Exp Brain Res. 2008 Apr; 186(4):539-50.
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    Score: 0.096
  50. Cortical stimulation of the prefrontal cortex with transcranial direct current stimulation reduces cue-provoked smoking craving: a randomized, sham-controlled study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008 Jan; 69(1):32-40.
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    Score: 0.095
  51. Transcranial direct current stimulation of the prefrontal cortex modulates the desire for specific foods. Appetite. 2008 Jul; 51(1):34-41.
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    Score: 0.095
  52. Transcranial direct stimulation and fluoxetine for the treatment of depression. Eur Psychiatry. 2008 Jan; 23(1):74-6.
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    Score: 0.095
  53. Diminishing risk-taking behavior by modulating activity in the prefrontal cortex: a direct current stimulation study. J Neurosci. 2007 Nov 14; 27(46):12500-5.
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    Score: 0.095
  54. Brain stimulation in poststroke rehabilitation. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2007; 24 Suppl 1:157-66.
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    Score: 0.094
  55. Treatment of cancer pain with noninvasive brain stimulation. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2007 Oct; 34(4):342-5.
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    Score: 0.094
  56. Pain in chronic pancreatitis: a salutogenic mechanism or a maladaptive brain response? Pancreatology. 2007; 7(5-6):411-22.
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    Score: 0.094
  57. Has repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) treatment for depression improved? A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the recent vs. the earlier rTMS studies. Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2007 Sep; 116(3):165-73.
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    Score: 0.093
  58. Prefrontal cortex modulation using transcranial DC stimulation reduces alcohol craving: a double-blind, sham-controlled study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008 Jan 01; 92(1-3):55-60.
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    Score: 0.092
  59. Low and high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for the treatment of spasticity. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2007 Jul; 49(7):534-8.
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    Score: 0.092
  60. A randomized, double-blind clinical trial on the efficacy of cortical direct current stimulation for the treatment of major depression. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2008 Mar; 11(2):249-54.
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    Score: 0.092
  61. Activation of prefrontal cortex by transcranial direct current stimulation reduces appetite for risk during ambiguous decision making. J Neurosci. 2007 Jun 06; 27(23):6212-8.
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    Score: 0.092
  62. Visual phosphene perception modulated by subthreshold crossmodal sensory stimulation. J Neurosci. 2007 Apr 11; 27(15):4178-81.
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    Score: 0.091
  63. Transcranial direct current stimulation: a computer-based human model study. Neuroimage. 2007 Apr 15; 35(3):1113-24.
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    Score: 0.090
  64. rTMS over the intraparietal sulcus disrupts numerosity processing. Exp Brain Res. 2007 Jun; 179(4):631-42.
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    Score: 0.089
  65. Repeated sessions of noninvasive brain DC stimulation is associated with motor function improvement in stroke patients. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2007; 25(2):123-9.
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    Score: 0.089
  66. A randomized, sham-controlled, proof of principle study of transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of pain in fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheum. 2006 Dec; 54(12):3988-98.
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    Score: 0.088
  67. Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation coupled with repetitive electrical stimulation on cortical spreading depression. Exp Neurol. 2007 Mar; 204(1):462-6.
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    Score: 0.088
  68. Hand function improvement with low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the unaffected hemisphere in a severe case of stroke. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Nov; 85(11):927-30.
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    Score: 0.088
  69. A randomized clinical trial of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with refractory epilepsy. Ann Neurol. 2006 Oct; 60(4):447-55.
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    Score: 0.087
  70. Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on working memory in patients with Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Sci. 2006 Nov 01; 249(1):31-8.
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    Score: 0.086
  71. Effects of antidepressant treatment with rTMS and fluoxetine on brain perfusion in PD. Neurology. 2006 Jun 13; 66(11):1629-37.
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    Score: 0.086
  72. Homeostatic effects of plasma valproate levels on corticospinal excitability changes induced by 1Hz rTMS in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. Clin Neurophysiol. 2006 Jun; 117(6):1217-27.
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    Score: 0.085
  73. Novel therapeutic approaches to the treatment of chronic abdominal visceral pain. ScientificWorldJournal. 2006 Apr 18; 6:472-90.
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    Score: 0.085
  74. Tinnitus and brain activation: insights from transcranial magnetic stimulation. Ear Nose Throat J. 2006 Apr; 85(4):233-4, 236-8.
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    Score: 0.084
  75. Transcranial magnetic stimulation and stroke: a computer-based human model study. Neuroimage. 2006 Apr 15; 30(3):857-70.
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    Score: 0.084
  76. rTMS combined with motor learning training in healthy subjects. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2006; 24(3):191-9.
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    Score: 0.083
  77. Effect of low-frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation on an affective go/no-go task in patients with major depression: role of stimulation site and depression severity. Psychiatry Res. 2006 Jan 30; 141(1):1-13.
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    Score: 0.083
  78. Treatment of chronic visceral pain with brain stimulation. Ann Neurol. 2005 Dec; 58(6):971-2.
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    Score: 0.083
  79. Antiepileptic effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with cortical malformations: an EEG and clinical study. Stereotact Funct Neurosurg. 2005; 83(2-3):57-62.
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    Score: 0.080
  80. Improved naming after TMS treatments in a chronic, global aphasia patient--case report. Neurocase. 2005 Jun; 11(3):182-93.
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    Score: 0.080
  81. A sham stimulation-controlled trial of rTMS of the unaffected hemisphere in stroke patients. Neurology. 2005 May 24; 64(10):1802-4.
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    Score: 0.080
  82. Left prefrontal repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation impairs performance in affective go/no-go task. Neuroreport. 2005 Apr 25; 16(6):615-9.
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    Score: 0.079
  83. Lasting accelerative effects of 1 Hz and 20 Hz electrical stimulation on cortical spreading depression: relevance for clinical applications of brain stimulation. Eur J Neurosci. 2005 Apr; 21(8):2278-84.
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    Score: 0.079
  84. Improved picture naming in chronic aphasia after TMS to part of right Broca's area: an open-protocol study. Brain Lang. 2005 Apr; 93(1):95-105.
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    Score: 0.079
  85. Impaired motor facilitation during action observation in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Curr Biol. 2005 Feb 08; 15(3):R84-5.
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    Score: 0.078
  86. The plastic human brain cortex. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2005; 28:377-401.
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    Score: 0.077
  87. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is as effective as fluoxetine in the treatment of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2004 Aug; 75(8):1171-4.
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    Score: 0.075
  88. Transcranial magnetic stimulation as a complementary treatment for aphasia. Semin Speech Lang. 2004 May; 25(2):181-91.
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    Score: 0.074
  89. Modulation in motor threshold after a severe episode of gastrointestinal distress. J ECT. 2004 Mar; 20(1):50-1.
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    Score: 0.073
  90. Robotic Arm Rehabilitation in Chronic Stroke Patients With Aphasia May Promote Speech and Language Recovery (but Effect Is Not Enhanced by Supplementary tDCS). Front Neurol. 2018; 9:853.
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    Score: 0.050
  91. Stroke subtype and motor impairment influence contralesional excitability. Neurology. 2015 Aug 11; 85(6):517-20.
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    Score: 0.040
  92. The uncertain outcome of prefrontal tDCS. Brain Stimul. 2014 Nov-Dec; 7(6):773-83.
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    Score: 0.038
  93. Impact of brain tissue filtering on neurostimulation fields: a modeling study. Neuroimage. 2014 Jan 15; 85 Pt 3:1048-57.
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    Score: 0.035
  94. Comparison of visual field training for hemianopia with active versus sham transcranial direct cortical stimulation. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2012 Jul-Aug; 26(6):616-26.
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    Score: 0.032
  95. Reversal of TMS-induced motor twitch by training is associated with a reduction in excitability of the antagonist muscle. J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2011 Aug 24; 8:46.
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    Score: 0.031
  96. An estimate of placebo effect of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2011 Feb; 20(2):355-9.
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    Score: 0.029
  97. Temporal lobe cortical electrical stimulation during the encoding and retrieval phase reduces false memories. PLoS One. 2009; 4(3):e4959.
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    Score: 0.026
  98. Feasibility of a home constraint-induced movement therapy for hand weakness after stroke. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Jan; 41(1):92-3.
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    Score: 0.026
  99. Controversy: Noninvasive and invasive cortical stimulation show efficacy in treating stroke patients. Brain Stimul. 2008 Oct; 1(4):370-82.
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    Score: 0.025
  100. Efficacy of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation/transcranial direct current stimulation in cognitive neurorehabilitation. Brain Stimul. 2008 Oct; 1(4):326-36.
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    Score: 0.025
  101. Novelty seeking modulates medial prefrontal activity during the anticipation of emotional stimuli. Psychiatry Res. 2008 Oct 30; 164(1):81-5.
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    Score: 0.025
  102. Controversy: Does repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation/ transcranial direct current stimulation show efficacy in treating tinnitus patients? Brain Stimul. 2008 Jul; 1(3):192-205.
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    Score: 0.025
  103. Processing nouns and verbs in the left frontal cortex: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study. J Cogn Neurosci. 2008 Apr; 20(4):707-20.
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    Score: 0.024
  104. Supraspinal inputs reduce corticomotor excitability during passive movement: evidence from a pure sensory stroke. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2007; 25(5-6):527-33.
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    Score: 0.022
  105. Imaging correlates of motor recovery from cerebral infarction and their physiological significance in well-recovered patients. Neuroimage. 2007 Jan 01; 34(1):253-63.
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    Score: 0.022
  106. Comparison of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and electroconvulsive therapy in unipolar non-psychotic refractory depression: a randomized, single-blind study. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2006 Dec; 9(6):667-76.
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    Score: 0.022
  107. Attentional modulation of emotional stimulus processing: an fMRI study using emotional expectancy. Hum Brain Mapp. 2006 Aug; 27(8):662-77.
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    Score: 0.022
  108. Dissociable networks for the expectancy and perception of emotional stimuli in the human brain. Neuroimage. 2006 Apr 01; 30(2):588-600.
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    Score: 0.021
  109. Effect of repetitive TMS and fluoxetine on cognitive function in patients with Parkinson's disease and concurrent depression. Mov Disord. 2005 Sep; 20(9):1178-84.
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    Score: 0.020
  110. Transient disruption of ventrolateral prefrontal cortex during verbal encoding affects subsequent memory performance. J Neurophysiol. 2005 Jul; 94(1):688-98.
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    Score: 0.020
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