New step to a personalized medicine. Navigation transcranial magnetic stimulation (NBS eXimia Nexstim)

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Navigation transcranial magnetic stimulation of the brain (nTMS) NBS eXimia Nexstim – new method based on the stimulation of neurons by an alternating magnetic field and recording responses to stimulation with electromyography. Precise guidance of the stimulus to a particular area of the cerebral cortex the patient, repeat the stimulus, somatotopical mapping of motor areas are features of this method. These characteristics are achieved by a special navigation system that compares patient’s head with the anatomical MRI image and the location of stimulating magnetic coil. This review presents the current possibilities of the navigation TMS method in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases; our own local experience with the system.


About the authors

A. V. Chervyakov

Research Center of Neurology Russian Academy of Medical Science (Moscow)

Author for correspondence.
Russian Federation

M. A. Piradov

Research Center of Neurology Russian Academy of Medical Science (Moscow)

Russian Federation

N. G. Savitskaya

Research Center of Neurology Russian Academy of Medical Science (Moscow)

Russian Federation

L. A. Chernikova

Research Center of Neurology Russian Academy of Medical Science (Moscow)

Russian Federation

E. I. Kremneva

Research Center of Neurology Russian Academy of Medical Science (Moscow)

Russian Federation


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