Short summary of a recent publication, written by scientific experts.
Published: 20 Feb 2019
Cognitive improvement in Alzheimer’s disease with repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
- Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) provides greatest benefit to cognition in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) when applied to multiple sites over multiple therapeutic sessions.
Why this matters
Despite increasing evidence that rTMS can ameliorate the symptoms of AD, optimal therapeutic timings and parameters remain to be defined.