Effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation on the cognitive event-related potential P300: A literature review

Samuel R M Rêgo, Marco A. Marcolin, Geoffrey May, Klevest Gjini

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Abstract

The objective of this study was to perform a systematic review regarding the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) on the cognitive event-related potential P300. A search was performed of the PubMed database, using the keywords "transcranial magnetic stimulation" and "P300." Eight articles were selected and, after analysis of references, one additional article was added to the list. We found the comparison among studies to be difficult, as the information regarding the effects of TMS on P300 is both scarce and heterogeneous with respect to the parameters used in TMS stimulation and the elicitation of P300. However, 7 of 9 studies found positive results. New studies need to be carried out in order to understand the contribution of these variables and others to the alteration in the latency and amplitude of the P300 wave.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-290
Number of pages6
JournalClinical EEG and Neuroscience
Volume43
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2012

Keywords

  • P300
  • event-related potential
  • transcranial magnetic stimulation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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