Sven Vanneste

Summary

Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc Disentangling depression and distress networks in the tinnitus brain
    Kathleen Joos
    BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e40544. 2012
  2. pmc Pulsatile Tinnitus due to a Tortuous Siphon-Like Internal Carotid Artery Successfully Treated by Arterial Remodeling
    Dirk De Ridder
    TRI Tinnitus Clinic, BRAI2N and Department of Neurosurgery, Antwerp University Hospital, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Case Rep Otolaryngol 2013:938787. 2013
  3. pmc The auditory and non-auditory brain areas involved in tinnitus. An emergent property of multiple parallel overlapping subnetworks
    Sven Vanneste
    Brain, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium
    Front Syst Neurosci 6:31. 2012
  4. ncbi Tinnitus and musical hallucinosis: the same but more
    Sven Vanneste
    Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuroimage 82:373-83. 2013
  5. pmc Brain areas controlling heart rate variability in tinnitus and tinnitus-related distress
    Sven Vanneste
    BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e59728. 2013
  6. doi Comparing immediate transient tinnitus suppression using tACS and tDCS: a placebo-controlled study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 226:25-31. 2013
  7. doi Differences between a single session and repeated sessions of 1 Hz TMS by double-cone coil prefrontal stimulation for the improvement of tinnitus
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 6:155-9. 2013
  8. doi The effect of naltrexone on the perception and distress in tinnitus: an open-label pilot study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 51:5-11. 2013
  9. doi Does enriched acoustic environment in humans abolish chronic tinnitus clinically and electrophysiologically? A double blind placebo controlled study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Hear Res 296:141-8. 2013
  10. doi Noninvasive and invasive neuromodulation for the treatment of tinnitus: an overview
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai2n and TRI, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuromodulation 15:350-60. 2012

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Publications56

  1. pmc Disentangling depression and distress networks in the tinnitus brain
    Kathleen Joos
    BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e40544. 2012
    ..These specific neural circuits are embedded in a greater neural network, with the parahippocampal region functioning as a crucial linkage between both tinnitus related pathways...
  2. pmc Pulsatile Tinnitus due to a Tortuous Siphon-Like Internal Carotid Artery Successfully Treated by Arterial Remodeling
    Dirk De Ridder
    TRI Tinnitus Clinic, BRAI2N and Department of Neurosurgery, Antwerp University Hospital, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Case Rep Otolaryngol 2013:938787. 2013
    ..By adding a hearing aid, the pulsations are almost completely gone during a standing position (1/10) and remain absent in a reclined position...
  3. pmc The auditory and non-auditory brain areas involved in tinnitus. An emergent property of multiple parallel overlapping subnetworks
    Sven Vanneste
    Brain, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium
    Front Syst Neurosci 6:31. 2012
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  4. ncbi Tinnitus and musical hallucinosis: the same but more
    Sven Vanneste
    Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuroimage 82:373-83. 2013
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  5. pmc Brain areas controlling heart rate variability in tinnitus and tinnitus-related distress
    Sven Vanneste
    BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e59728. 2013
    ..Previous research also revealed that distress is associated to a higher sympathetic (OS) tone in tinnitus patients and tinnitus suppression to increased parasympathetic (PS) tone...
  6. doi Comparing immediate transient tinnitus suppression using tACS and tDCS: a placebo-controlled study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 226:25-31. 2013
    ..This study provides additional insights into the role of DLPFC in tinnitus modulation as well as the intersection between tinnitus and affective/attentional processing...
  7. doi Differences between a single session and repeated sessions of 1 Hz TMS by double-cone coil prefrontal stimulation for the improvement of tinnitus
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 6:155-9. 2013
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  8. doi The effect of naltrexone on the perception and distress in tinnitus: an open-label pilot study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 51:5-11. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate three doses of naltrexone, namely 5, 12.5, and 50 mg and determine their influence on tinnitus complaints. We conducted a 4-week single-center, open-label treatment study...
  9. doi Does enriched acoustic environment in humans abolish chronic tinnitus clinically and electrophysiologically? A double blind placebo controlled study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Hear Res 296:141-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, music therapy compensating for hearing loss is not beneficial in suppressing tinnitus, and overcompensating hearing loss actually worsens tinnitus, both clinically and electrophysiologically...
  10. doi Noninvasive and invasive neuromodulation for the treatment of tinnitus: an overview
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai2n and TRI, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuromodulation 15:350-60. 2012
    ..A novel approach using noninvasive and invasive neuromodulation has emerged as an interesting and promising modality for tinnitus relief...
  11. doi Parietal double-cone coil stimulation in tinnitus
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 221:337-43. 2012
    ..78 and 9.50 %. Our data suggest that the parietal area is involved in tinnitus perception and that 10 Hz TMS using the double-cone coil overlying the parietal area can modulate tinnitus...
  12. doi The involvement of the left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex in tinnitus: a TMS study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 221:345-50. 2012
    ..Our results show that 10-Hz stimulation can modulate tinnitus loudness, while 1-Hz stimulation does not seem to exert the same effect. Our findings give further support to the fact that non-auditory areas are involved in tinnitus...
  13. ncbi Treatment of tinnitus with cyclobenzaprine: an open-label study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 50:338-44. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of a tricyclic pharmacological agent, namely cyclobenzaprine for the relief of tinnitus complaints...
  14. pmc Prefrontal cortex based sex differences in tinnitus perception: same tinnitus intensity, same tinnitus distress, different mood
    Sven Vanneste
    Brain, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 7:e31182. 2012
    ..Studies on gender differences in emotional regulation indicate that females with high depressive symptoms show greater attention to emotion, and use less anti-rumination emotional repair strategies than males...
  15. doi Contralateral parahippocampal gamma-band activity determines noise-like tinnitus laterality: a region of interest analysis
    S Vanneste
    Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuroscience 199:481-90. 2011
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  16. doi Do tDCS and TMS influence tinnitus transiently via a direct cortical and indirect somatosensory modulating effect? A combined TMS-tDCS and TENS study
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 4:242-52. 2011
    ..On the basis of these results, it is it is argued that TENS only modulates the tinnitus brain circuit indirectly, whereas TMS and tDCS have a dual working mechanism, a TENS-like mechanism plus a direct brain modulating mechanism...
  17. doi The neural network of phantom sound changes over time: a comparison between recent-onset and chronic tinnitus patients
    Sven Vanneste
    TRI Tinnitus Clinic, Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 34:718-31. 2011
    ..These networks are both connected to the left parahippocampal area. Thus acute and chronic tinnitus are related to differential activity and connectivity in a network comprising the auditory cortices, insula, dACC and premotor cortex...
  18. ncbi Bifrontal transcranial direct current stimulation modulates tinnitus intensity and tinnitus-distress-related brain activity
    Sven Vanneste
    BRAI2N, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Eur J Neurosci 34:605-14. 2011
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  19. doi The use of alcohol as a moderator for tinnitus-related distress
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, TRI Tinnitus Clinic, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Brain Topogr 25:97-105. 2012
    ..Region of interest analyses in auditory cortices and parahippocampal area revealed however no differences in the different frequency bands before and after alcohol consumption...
  20. ncbi Validation of the Mini-TQ in a Dutch-speaking population: a rapid assessment for tinnitus-related distress
    S Vanneste
    BRAI2N, TRI Tinnitus Clinic and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    B-ENT 7:31-6. 2011
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  21. pmc The differences in brain activity between narrow band noise and pure tone tinnitus
    Sven Vanneste
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Institute, Edegem, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 5:e13618. 2010
    ..However, the observed changes show great variability, hence lacking a conclusive picture. One of the reasons might be the selection of inhomogeneous groups in data analysis...
  22. doi Bilateral dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulation for tinnitus by transcranial direct current stimulation: a preliminary clinical study
    Sven Vanneste
    BRAI2N, TRI, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650, Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 202:779-85. 2010
    ..This was, however, not the case for tinnitus intensity. Our study supports the involvement of the prefrontal cortex in the pathophysiology of tinnitus...
  23. doi The difference between uni- and bilateral auditory phantom percept
    Sven Vanneste
    BRAI2N, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:578-87. 2011
    ..Tinnitus can be considered an auditory phantom percept, in which patients hear an internal sound in the absence of any external sound source, mimicking tonal memory. Tinnitus however can be perceived exclusively uni- or bilaterally...
  24. doi Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) of upper cervical nerve (C2) for the treatment of somatic tinnitus
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp University, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650, Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 204:283-7. 2010
    ..Significant tinnitus suppression was found (P < 0.001). Only 17.9% (N = 43) of the patients with tinnitus responded to C2 TENS. They had an improvement of 42.92%, and six patients had a reduction of 100%...
  25. doi Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation frequency dependent tinnitus improvement by double cone coil prefrontal stimulation
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1160-4. 2011
    ..A double cone coil (DCC) with large angled windings has been developed to modulate deeper brain areas such as the dorsal and subcallosal anterior cingulate cortex...
  26. ncbi The neural correlates of tinnitus-related distress
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuroimage 52:470-80. 2010
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  27. doi Different resting state brain activity and functional connectivity in patients who respond and not respond to bifrontal tDCS for tinnitus suppression
    Sven Vanneste
    Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650, Edegem, Belgium
    Exp Brain Res 210:217-27. 2011
    ..They also have a different functional connectivity between DLPFC and, respectively, the sgACC and parahippocampal area. These connectivities might explain the suppression effect for both tinnitus loudness and tinnitus-related distress...
  28. doi Burst transcranial magnetic stimulation: which tinnitus characteristics influence the amount of transient tinnitus suppression?
    S Vanneste
    Brain, and TRI, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Eur J Neurol 17:1141-7. 2010
    ..Burst TMS has a high interindividual variability and low effect size. Tinnitus type and laterality, tinnitus-related distress, and tinnitus duration might contribute to this large individual variation...
  29. doi The psychometric properties of the Tinnitus Handicap Questionnaire in a Dutch-speaking population
    S Vanneste
    BRAI2N, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Clin Otolaryngol 36:9-16. 2011
    ..The factor structure of the questionnaire, the reliability and the validity is determined. Furthermore, a statistical comparison with the original English version of the tinnitus handicap questionnaire is performed...
  30. doi Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex transcranial magnetic stimulation and electrode implant for intractable tinnitus
    Dirk De Ridder
    Brai 2 n, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    World Neurosurg 77:778-84. 2012
    ..It is characterized by gamma-band activity in the frontal cortex that can be visualized with the use of electroencephalography, magnetoencephalography, and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)...
  31. doi Theta-gamma dysrhythmia and auditory phantom perception
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic, and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    J Neurosurg 114:912-21. 2011
    ..These data suggest that thetagamma coupling as proposed by the thalamocortical dysrhythmia model might be causally related to a conscious auditory phantom percept...
  32. ncbi Burst stimulation of the auditory cortex: a new form of neurostimulation for noise-like tinnitus suppression
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    J Neurosurg 112:1289-94. 2010
    ..Burst firing is shown to be more powerful in activating the cerebral cortex than tonic firing, and bursts may activate neurons that are not activated by tonic firing...
  33. doi Transcranial magnetic stimulation and extradural electrodes implanted on secondary auditory cortex for tinnitus suppression
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    J Neurosurg 114:903-11. 2011
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  34. pmc Tinnitus intensity dependent gamma oscillations of the contralateral auditory cortex
    Elsa van der Loo
    Brain Research centre Antwerp for Innovative and Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation BRAI 2 N, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 4:e7396. 2009
    ..The present study aims to investigate the relation between objective gamma-band activity in the contralateral auditory cortex and subjective tinnitus loudness scores...
  35. doi Frontal cortex TMS for tinnitus
    Dirk De Ridder
    Brai n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 6:355-62. 2013
    ..In summary, 1 H, TMS and rTMS of the right DLPFC can transiently reduce the perceived tinnitus loudness mediated via functional connections between the DLPFC and a network consisting of the ACC, parahippocampus and AC...
  36. doi Bifrontal and bioccipital transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) does not induce mood changes in healthy volunteers: a placebo controlled study
    Mark Plazier
    Department of Brain, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 5:454-61. 2012
    ..As already demonstrated by previous studies, we confirmed the minimal side effects and the safety of this neuromodulation technique...
  37. doi Transient alcohol craving suppression by rTMS of dorsal anterior cingulate: an fMRI and LORETA EEG study
    Dirk De Ridder
    Brai 2 n, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neurosci Lett 496:5-10. 2011
    ..A pathophysiological approach is described to suppress alcohol craving temporarily by rTMS directed at the anterior cingulate. Linking functional imaging changes to craving intensity suggests this approach warrants further exploration...
  38. doi Chasing map plasticity in neuropathic pain
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI N and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand Electronic address
    World Neurosurg 80:901.e1-5. 2013
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  39. ncbi TMS by double-cone coil prefrontal stimulation for medication resistant chronic depression: a case report
    Sven Vanneste
    a Brai2n, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neurocase 20:61-8. 2014
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  40. doi Microvascular decompression for tinnitus: significant improvement for tinnitus intensity without improvement for distress. A 4-year limit
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, TRI Tinnitus Clinic and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neurosurgery 66:656-60. 2010
    ..Decompressing the cochlear nerve may result in improvement in tinnitus if the auditory nerve is not too damaged for recovery. The aim of the study is to find a cut-off point for this recovery based on clinical data...
  41. doi Mapping tinnitus-related brain activation: an activation-likelihood estimation metaanalysis of PET studies
    Jae Jin Song
    Brain, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Nucl Med 53:1550-7. 2012
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  42. doi Burst spinal cord stimulation: toward paresthesia-free pain suppression
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Neurosurgery 66:986-90. 2010
    ..The major side effect is the onset of paresthesia. The authors describe a new stimulation design that suppresses pain as well as, or even better than, the currently used stimulation, but without creating paresthesia...
  43. ncbi Occipital nerve stimulation in fibromyalgia: a double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study with a six-month follow-up
    Mark Plazier
    Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Health science and Medicine University Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Neuromodulation 17:256-63; discussion 263-4. 2014
    ..The goal of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) as a surgical treatment for fibromyalgia in a placebo-controlled design...
  44. doi Vascular compression of the cochlear nerve and tinnitus: a pathophysiological investigation
    Dirk De Ridder
    TRI Tinnitus Clinic, BRAI2N and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:807-13. 2012
    ..Chronic microvascular compressions of the eighth nerve induce a slowing down of signal transmission in the auditory nerve, electrophysiologically characterized by IPL I-III prolongation...
  45. doi Top down prefrontal affective modulation of tinnitus with multiple sessions of tDCS of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex
    Margriet Faber
    Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Brain Stimul 5:492-8. 2012
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  46. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation in tinnitus patients: a systemic review and meta-analysis
    Jae Jin Song
    Brain, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, Edegem, Belgium
    ScientificWorldJournal 2012:427941. 2012
    ..Therefore, tDCS may be a promising tool for tinnitus management. Future RCTs in a large series regarding the efficacy as well as the comparison between LTA- and bifrontal tDCS are recommended...
  47. doi Peripheral nerve stimulation for fibromyalgia
    Mark Plazier
    TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Prog Neurol Surg 24:133-46. 2011
    ..Testable hypothetical working mechanisms are proposed to explain the surprising effect of this treatment on widespread bodily pain...
  48. pmc The distressed brain: a group blind source separation analysis on tinnitus
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 6:e24273. 2011
    ..Tinnitus, the perception of a sound without an external sound source, can lead to variable amounts of distress...
  49. ncbi Mindfulness based intervention in Parkinson's disease leads to structural brain changes on MRI: a randomized controlled longitudinal trial
    Barbara A Pickut
    University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium Department of Neurology, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B 2650 Edegem, Belgium Department of Neurology and Memory Clinic, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerp, Lindendreef 1, B 2020 Antwerp, Belgium Born Bunge Institute, Universiteitsplein 1, B 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:2419-25. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study is to investigate structural changes on brain MRI using voxel based morphometry (VBM) related to an eight-week mindfulness based intervention (MBI) in Parkinson's Disease (PD)...
  50. ncbi From sensation to percept: the neural signature of auditory event-related potentials
    Kathleen Joos
    Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Belgium Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 42:148-56. 2014
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  51. pmc Polarity specific suppression effects of transcranial direct current stimulation for tinnitus
    Kathleen Joos
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, 2650 Edegem, Belgium Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
    Neural Plast 2014:930860. 2014
    ..Further research is required to explain why only anodal stimulation has a suppressive effect on tinnitus annoyance. ..
  52. pmc Neuronal Correlates of Maladaptive Coping: An EEG-Study in Tinnitus Patients
    Sven Vanneste
    Department of Translational Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88253. 2014
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  53. doi C2 subcutaneous stimulation for failed back surgery syndrome: a case report
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, TRI and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Neuromodulation 16:610-3. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether C2 electrical stimulation in humans can be used to treat pain derived from the L5-S1 area, and a case is reported in which subcutaneous C2 is applied to treat FBSS...
  54. ncbi The enigma of the tinnitus-free dream state in a bayesian world
    Dirk De Ridder
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, P O Box 56, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand BRAI N and TRI, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Neural Plast 2014:612147. 2014
    ..The heuristic explanation then is that in the dream state there is no interaction with the environment and therefore no updating of the prediction error, resulting in the absence of tinnitus. ..
  55. pmc EEG Driven tDCS Versus Bifrontal tDCS for Tinnitus
    Dirk De Ridder
    Brain and Translational Neuroscience, University Hospital Antwerp Antwerp, Belgium
    Front Psychiatry 3:84. 2012
    ..Further studies will have to elucidate whether brain state based tDCS has any advantages over "blind" bifrontal stimulation...
  56. doi Safety and efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation paired with tones for the treatment of tinnitus: a case series
    Dirk De Ridder
    BRAI2N, Tinnitus Research Initiative Clinic Antwerp and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
    Neuromodulation 17:170-9. 2014
    ..The aim of the current study was to translate this innovative neuromodulation method to humans suffering from tinnitus...