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.


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Alexander V. Chervyakov

Research Center of Neurology

Russian Federation, Moscow

Michail A. Piradov

Research Center of Neurology

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6338-0392

D. Sci. (Med.), Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Director

Russian Federation, 125367, Russia, Moscow, Volokolamskoye shosse, 80

N. G. Savitskaya

Research Center of Neurology

Russian Federation, Moscow

Lyudmila A. Chernikova

Reseach Center of Neurology

Russian Federation, Moscow

Elena I. Kremneva

Research Center of Neurology

Author for correspondence.
Russian Federation, Moscow


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