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Investigation of central motor pathways: magnetic brain stimulation 

Investigation of central motor pathways: magnetic brain stimulation
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Investigation of central motor pathways: magnetic brain stimulation
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K.R. Mills

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10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.2434
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date: 22 October 2017

The ability to percutaneously stimulate the central nervous system of awake humans without causing pain has opened up new areas for neurophysiological investigation in the early diagnosis of neurological disease, also furthered the understanding of normal and abnormal motor control. Magnetic stimulators are now available that can excite both upper and lower limb areas of the motor cortex, as well as cranial nerves, motor roots, and deeply sited peripheral nerves....

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