Christian Plewnia

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of major depression with bilateral theta burst stimulation: a randomized controlled pilot trial
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Calwerstrasse 14, Tubingen D 72076, Germany Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 156:219-23. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on executive functions: influence of COMT Val/Met polymorphism
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Cortex 49:1801-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Transcranial and invasive brain stimulation for depression]
    C Plewnia
    Universitatsklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Abteilung für Allgemeine Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie mit Poliklinik, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Calwerstr 14, 72076 Tubingen, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 83:1006-12. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic tinnitus with θ burst stimulation: a randomized controlled trial
    C Plewnia
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Neurology 78:1628-34. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Enhancement of long-range EEG coherence by synchronous bifocal transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tubingen, Osianderstrasse 24, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 27:1577-83. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Brain stimulation: new vistas for the exploration and treatment of tinnitus
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Psychiatry, University of Tubingen Medical School, Tubingen, Germany
    CNS Neurosci Ther 17:449-61. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Suppression of verbal hallucinations and changes in regional cerebral blood flow after intravenous lidocaine: a case report
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Osianderstrasse 24, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:301-3. 2007
  8. pmc Moderate therapeutic efficacy of positron emission tomography-navigated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for chronic tinnitus: a randomised, controlled pilot study
    C Plewnia
    Brain Stimulation Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:152-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint No effects of enhanced central norepinephrine on finger-sequence learning and attention
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Eberhard Karls University Medical School, Osianderstrasse 24, Tuebingen 72076, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:260-5. 2006
  10. pmc Nigral stimulation for resistant axial motor impairment in Parkinson's disease? A randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Weiss
    German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Tubingen, Germany
    Brain 136:2098-108. 2013

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Treatment of major depression with bilateral theta burst stimulation: a randomized controlled pilot trial
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Calwerstrasse 14, Tubingen D 72076, Germany Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 156:219-23. 2014
    ..Here, we investigated the efficacy of bilateral TBS to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (dlPFC) in patients with MD in additon to ongoing medication and psychotherapy...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on executive functions: influence of COMT Val/Met polymorphism
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Cortex 49:1801-7. 2013
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that the COMT Met allele homozygosity, associated with higher levels of prefrontal dopamine, would influence the effect of tDCS on higher-level executive functions...
  3. doi request reprint [Transcranial and invasive brain stimulation for depression]
    C Plewnia
    Universitatsklinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Abteilung für Allgemeine Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie mit Poliklinik, Eberhard Karls Universitat Tubingen, Calwerstr 14, 72076 Tubingen, Deutschland
    Nervenarzt 83:1006-12. 2012
    ..However, the field yields a promising rapid development which may substantially enrich the armamentarium of antidepressant interventions in the near future...
  4. doi request reprint Treatment of chronic tinnitus with θ burst stimulation: a randomized controlled trial
    C Plewnia
    Departments of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Neurology 78:1628-34. 2012
    ..To test whether 4 weeks of bilateral repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to the temporal or temporoparietal cortex is effective and safe in the treatment of chronic tinnitus...
  5. doi request reprint Enhancement of long-range EEG coherence by synchronous bifocal transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tubingen, Osianderstrasse 24, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 27:1577-83. 2008
    ..Furthermore, they raise the hypothesis that interventional enhancement of long-range coherence may effectively modulate interregional integration with behavioral consequences...
  6. doi request reprint Brain stimulation: new vistas for the exploration and treatment of tinnitus
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Psychiatry, University of Tubingen Medical School, Tubingen, Germany
    CNS Neurosci Ther 17:449-61. 2011
    ..In this review, a comprehensive overview on the use of brain-stimulation techniques in the exploration and experimental treatment of tinnitus is provided...
  7. ncbi request reprint Suppression of verbal hallucinations and changes in regional cerebral blood flow after intravenous lidocaine: a case report
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Osianderstrasse 24, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 31:301-3. 2007
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  8. pmc Moderate therapeutic efficacy of positron emission tomography-navigated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for chronic tinnitus: a randomised, controlled pilot study
    C Plewnia
    Brain Stimulation Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:152-6. 2007
    ..Tinnitus has been shown to respond to modulations of cortical activity by high-frequency and low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint No effects of enhanced central norepinephrine on finger-sequence learning and attention
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Eberhard Karls University Medical School, Osianderstrasse 24, Tuebingen 72076, Germany
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 187:260-5. 2006
    ..When paired with training, substances that increase monoaminergic transmission in the brain support motor and language learning in healthy subjects and in rehabilitation after brain lesions...
  10. pmc Nigral stimulation for resistant axial motor impairment in Parkinson's disease? A randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Weiss
    German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, Tubingen, Germany
    Brain 136:2098-108. 2013
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  11. ncbi request reprint Improved motor skill acquisition after selective stimulation of central norepinephrine
    Christian Plewnia
    Cortical Physiology Research Group, Department of General Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    Neurology 62:2124-6. 2004
    ..Therefore, alpha-adrenergic mechanisms could possibly be manipulated to magnify training effects in neurorehabilitation...
  12. ncbi request reprint To act or not to act. Neural correlates of executive control of learned motor behavior
    Friedhelm Hummel
    Cortical Physiology Research Group, Department of Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, Eberhard Karls University Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Neuroimage 23:1391-401. 2004
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  13. doi request reprint Central oscillators in a patient with neuropathic tremor: evidence from intraoperative local field potential recordings
    Daniel Weiss
    Center of Neurology and Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Mov Disord 26:323-7. 2011
    ..Corticomuscular coherence at tremor frequency was completely suppressed by Vim-DBS. Our case study demonstrates central oscillators underlying neuropathic tremor and implies a strong pathophysiological rationale for Vim-DBS...
  14. doi request reprint Alpha coherence predicts accuracy during a visuomotor tracking task
    Albrecht J Rilk
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 49:3704-9. 2011
    ..These results provide further evidence that coherent brain oscillations in alpha and beta bands significantly contribute to effective functional integration of visual and motor areas...
  15. ncbi request reprint Event-related desynchronization and excitability of the ipsilateral motor cortex during simple self-paced finger movements
    Cornelia Rau
    Department of Neurology, Cortical Physiology Research Group, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, D 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1819-26. 2003
    ..To study the time course of oscillatory EEG activity and corticospinal excitability of the ipsilateral primary motor cortex (iM1) during self-paced phasic extension movements of fingers II-V...
  16. doi request reprint Deep-brain-stimulation does not impair deglutition in Parkinson's disease
    Sabrina Lengerer
    Department for Neurodegenerative Diseases and Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tubingen, Hoppe Seyler Straße 3, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:847-53. 2012
    ..e., aspirational pneumonia. So far, little is known on how deep-brain-stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus influences deglutition in PD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Theta burst stimulation in the treatment of incapacitating tinnitus accompanied by severe depression
    Surjo R Soekadar
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    CNS Spectr 14:208-11. 2009
    ..Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression score dropped from 44 to 23 points. TBS showed to be efficient, well-tolerated, and practical in the management of distressing tinnitus accompanied by symptoms of severe depression...
  18. pmc Combined STN/SNr-DBS for the treatment of refractory gait disturbances in Parkinson's disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Weiss
    German Centre of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Tubingen, Germany
    Trials 12:222. 2011
    ..High-frequent stimulation of the substantia nigra pars reticulata preferentially modulated axial symptoms and therefore is suggested as a novel therapeutic candidate target for neuromodulation of refractory gait disturbances in PD...
  19. doi request reprint Enhancement of planning ability by transcranial direct current stimulation
    Colleen A Dockery
    Max Planck Graduate School of Neural and Behavioral Sciences, University of Tuebingen, D 72074 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:7271-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the specific coupling of stimulation and training phase interventions may support the treatment of cognitive disorders involving frontal lobe functions...
  20. ncbi request reprint The role of multiple contralesional motor areas for complex hand movements after internal capsular lesion
    Martin Lotze
    Department of General Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 26:6096-102. 2006
    ..The present results argue for a persistent beneficial role of the dPMC, M1, and SPL of the CON-H on some aspects of effectively recovered complex motor behavior after subcortical stroke...
  21. ncbi request reprint Transient suppression of tinnitus by transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurophysiology Section, University of Tuebingen, Germany
    Ann Neurol 53:263-6. 2003
    ..05; compared with control), indicating that secondary auditory areas can be critical for tinnitus perception, perhaps as a consequence of maladaptive cortical reorganization...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dose-dependent attenuation of auditory phantom perception (tinnitus) by PET-guided repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Christian Plewnia
    Department of Psychiatry, Neurophysiology Section, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:238-46. 2007
    ..Of note, these effects were related to stimulation of cortical association areas, not primary auditory cortex, emphasizing the crucial role of higher-order sensory processing in the pathophysiology of chronic tinnitus...
  23. pmc Efficacy and safety of bilateral continuous theta burst stimulation (cTBS) for the treatment of chronic tinnitus: design of a three-armed randomized controlled trial
    Carola Arfeller
    University Hospital of Tubingen, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Tubingen, Germany
    Trials 10:74. 2009
    ..Recently, continuous theta burst stimulation (cTBS) has been put forward as an effective rTMS protocol for the reduction of pathologically enhanced cortical excitability...
  24. doi request reprint Hearing safety of long-term treatment with theta burst stimulation
    Sebastian P Schraven
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tubingen Medical School, Elfriede Aulhorn Strasse 5, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Brain Stimul 6:563-8. 2013
    ..Possible interference with physiological brain function and the noise emitted by the rTMS device might induce relevant unwanted impairment of hearing and speech perception...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disinhibition of the contralateral motor cortex by low-frequency rTMS
    Christian Plewnia
    Cortical Physiology Research Group, Department of Neurology, Eberhard Karls University Medical School, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Str 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neuroreport 14:609-12. 2003
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  26. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of human cortico-motoneuronal excitability by the selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor reboxetine
    Christian Plewnia
    Neurophysiology Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Tuebingen, Osianderstrasse 22, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 330:231-4. 2002
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Involuntary eyelid closure after STN-DBS: evidence for different pathophysiological entities
    Daniel Weiss
    Center of Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, and German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases DZNE, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1002-7. 2010
    ..To gain insight into the hitherto undefined pathophysiology of IEC after STN-DBS, we performed a comprehensive clinical and electrophysiological characterisation of lid function in a total of six PD patients...
  28. doi request reprint Shaping memory accuracy by left prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation
    Bastian Zwissler
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Neurophysiology and Interventional Neuropsychiatry, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany, Department of Psychology, Affective Neuropsychology, University of Bielefeld, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany, and Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    J Neurosci 34:4022-6. 2014
    ..e., for stimuli cued to be remembered). This first evidence for a polarity-specific, activity-dependent effect of tDCS on false memory opens new vistas for the understanding and potential treatment of disturbed memory control. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy and cognitive side effects of bifrontal versus right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a short-term randomised controlled trial in pharmaco-resistant major depression
    Gerhard W Eschweiler
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Germany
    J Affect Disord 101:149-57. 2007
    ..In most studies right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has been shown to cause fewer cognitive side effects but less antidepressant efficacy compared with bi(fronto)temporal ECT at certain intensities...
  30. doi request reprint Controversy: Does repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation/ transcranial direct current stimulation show efficacy in treating tinnitus patients?
    Berthold Langguth
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Regensburg, Germany
    Brain Stimul 1:192-205. 2008
    ..Therefore, targeted modulation of auditory cortex has been proposed as a new therapeutic approach for chronic tinnitus...
  31. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Neuronavigated repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in patients with tinnitus: a short case series"
    Christian Plewnia
    Biol Psychiatry 55:1117; author reply 1117-8. 2004