Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface

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Edited By: Robert Levy, MD, PhD

Impact Factor: 1.19

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 88/121 (Medicine Research & Experimental); 152/193 (Clinical Neurology)

Online ISSN: 1525-1403

Virtual Issue-Brain Stimulation

What does the Virtual Issue - Brain Stimulation include?
New and better ways of treating a variety of disorders continue to evolve on the basis of research which, in the field of neuromodulation, is particularly vibrant. Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface regularly publishes original research articles, case reports, and reviews of relevance to brain stimulation. These different kinds of articles and a range of topics are reflected in the set of papers that has been selected to go into this virtual issue.

Virtual Issue - Brain Stimulation

Postoperative Monitoring of the Electrical Properties of Tissue and Electrodes in Deep Brain Stimulation
Claude Back, François Alesch, Herrman Lanmüller

Failure of Chronic Pallidal Stimulation in Dystonic Patients Is a Medical Emergency
John Yianni, Dipankar Nandi, M. Ch, Jonathan Hyam, Vanessa Elliott, Peter Bain, Ralph Gregory, Tipu Aziz

Hypothalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Cluster Headaches: A Series Report
Angelo Franzini, Paolo Ferroli, Massimo Leone, Gennaro Bussone, Giovanni Broggi

Evolution of Brain Impedance in Dystonic Patients Treated by GPi Electrical Stimulation
Simone Hemm, Nathalie Vayssiere, Gérard Mennessier, Laura Cif, Michel Zanca, Patrice Ravel, Philippe Frerebeau, Philippe Coubes

N-of-1 Trials for Assessing the Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation in Neuropathic Pain
Alexander L. Green, Amjad Shad, Rosemary Watson, Dipankar Nandi, John Yianni, Tipu Z. Aziz

Brain–Computer Interface—FES Integration: Towards a Hands-free Neuroprosthesis Command System
Peter Boord, Andrew Barriskill, Ashley Craig, Hung Nguyen

Bilateral Implantation in Globus Pallidus Internus and in Subthalamic Nucleus in Parkinson's Disease
Paolo Mazzone, Peter Brown, Vincenzo DiLazzaro, Paolo Stanzione, Antonio Oliv

The Costs and Benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery for Patients with Dystonia: An Initial Exploration
John Yianni, Alexander L. Green, Emma McIntosh, Richard G. Bittar, Carol Join

Epileptic Discharges in a Mammillary Body of a Patient with Refractory Epilepsy
Christian Raftopoulos, Kenou van Rijckevorsel, Basel Abu Serieh, Marianne de Tourtchaninoff , Adrian Ivanoiu, Gwenaëlle Mary, Cécile Grandin, Thierry Duprez

Effects of Bilateral Extradural Cortical Stimulation for Plegic Stroke Rehabilitation: Case Report
Sergio Canavero , Vincenzo Bonicalzi, Stefania Intonti, Stefania Crasto, Giancarlo Castellano

STN versus Pallidal Stimulation in Parkinson‘s Disease: Improvement with experience and better patient selection
Alexander Green , Richard Bittar , Peter Bain , Richard Scott , Carol Joint , Ralph Gregory , Tipu Aziz

Sarah Owen, Alexander Green, Dipankar Nandi, Richard Bittar, ShouYan Wang

Psychiatric symptoms and subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson‘s disease. A retrospective study in our Japanese patients
Kazumichi Yamada, Satoshi Goto, Kazuhito Matsuzaki, Shinji Nagahiro, Nagako Murase, Hidenori Shimazu, Ryuji Kaji, Jun-ichi Kuratsu, Yukitaka Ushio

Neurophysiological intervention in deep brain stimulation treatment for movement disorders: A practical framework
Xuguang Liu, Peter Bain, Tipu Aziz

Hendrik Buschman, Corstiaan Storm, Dirk Duncker, Pieter Verdouw, Hans van der Aa, Peter van der Kemp

Bilateral implantation of Centromedian-Parafascicularis Complex and GPi : a new combination of unconventional targets for DBS in severe Parkinson‘s Disease
Paolo Mazzone, Fabrizio Stocchi, Salvatore Galati, Angelo Insola, Maria Grazia Altibrandi, Nicola Modugno, Domenicantonio Tropepi, Livia Brusa, Alessandro Stefani

VNS Therapy System: In Vitro Evaluation of MRI-Related Heating and Function at 1.5- and 3-Tesla
Frank Shellock, Jason Begnaud, D. Michael Inman

Deep Brain Stimulation for Dystonia: A Meta-Analysis
Kathryn Holloway, Mark Baron, Rashelle Brown, David Cifu, William Carne, V. Ramakrishnan

Electromagnetic Environmental influences on Implanted Deep Brain Stimulators: Environmental influences on DBS
Patric Blomstedt, Mazen Jabre, Boulos-Paul Bejjani, Lars-Owe Koskinen

Continuous vagal nerve stimulation effects on the gut-brain axis in swine
Idoia Díaz-Güemes, Francisco Sánchez, Laura Luis, Fei Sun, Salvador Pascual, Jesús Usón