R Sparing

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Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Noninvasive brain stimulation with transcranial magnetic or direct current stimulation (TMS/tDCS)-From insights into human memory to therapy of its dysfunction
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    Methods 44:329-37. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Task-dependent modulation of functional connectivity between hand motor cortices and neuronal networks underlying language and music: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study in humans
    R Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Department of Medicine, Research Centre Juelich, Leo Brandt Strasse 1, 52428 Juelich, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 25:319-23. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation and the challenge of coil placement: a comparison of conventional and stereotaxic neuronavigational strategies
    Roland Sparing
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:82-96. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancing language performance with non-invasive brain stimulation--a transcranial direct current stimulation study in healthy humans
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neurosciences and Biophysics, Department of Medicine, Research Centre Juelich, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:261-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Paroxysmal right-sided muscular flaccidity
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Centre Juelich, Leo Brandt Str 1, 52428 Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 15:913, 959. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Excitability of human motor and visual cortex before, during, and after hyperventilation
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Department of Medicine, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    J Appl Physiol 102:406-11. 2007
  7. doi request reprint On the role of the ventral premotor cortex and anterior intraparietal area for predictive and reactive scaling of grip force
    Manuel Dafotakis
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Centre Julich, Julich, Germany
    Brain Res 1228:73-80. 2008
  8. doi request reprint [Acute spinal cord ischemia following deep injection therapy of the neck]
    M Dafotakis
    Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Biophysik Medizin, Forschungszentrum Julich, Leo Brandt Strasse 1, 52428, Julich
    Nervenarzt 79:927-31. 2008
  9. doi request reprint End or means--the "what" and "how" of observed intentional actions
    Maike D Hesse
    Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurosciences and Biophysics Medicine INB 3, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:776-90. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Action verbs and the primary motor cortex: a comparative TMS study of silent reading, frequency judgments, and motor imagery
    Barbara Tomasino
    Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics Department of Medicine INB 3, Research Centre Juelich, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:1915-26. 2008

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Noninvasive brain stimulation with transcranial magnetic or direct current stimulation (TMS/tDCS)-From insights into human memory to therapy of its dysfunction
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    Methods 44:329-37. 2008
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  2. ncbi request reprint Task-dependent modulation of functional connectivity between hand motor cortices and neuronal networks underlying language and music: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study in humans
    R Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Department of Medicine, Research Centre Juelich, Leo Brandt Strasse 1, 52428 Juelich, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 25:319-23. 2007
    ..TMS may constitute a useful tool to further investigate the relationship between cortical representations of motor functions, music and language using comparative approaches...
  3. ncbi request reprint Transcranial magnetic stimulation and the challenge of coil placement: a comparison of conventional and stereotaxic neuronavigational strategies
    Roland Sparing
    Department of Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    Hum Brain Mapp 29:82-96. 2008
    ..Very consistent results were also obtained with the "probabilistic" approach. In view of these findings, we discuss the methods and special characteristics of each localization strategy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Enhancing language performance with non-invasive brain stimulation--a transcranial direct current stimulation study in healthy humans
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neurosciences and Biophysics, Department of Medicine, Research Centre Juelich, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:261-8. 2008
    ..Whether this safe, low cost, and easy to use brain stimulation technique can be used to ameliorate deficits of picture naming in aphasic patients needs further investigations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Paroxysmal right-sided muscular flaccidity
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Centre Juelich, Leo Brandt Str 1, 52428 Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 15:913, 959. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Excitability of human motor and visual cortex before, during, and after hyperventilation
    Roland Sparing
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Department of Medicine, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    J Appl Physiol 102:406-11. 2007
    ..The further exploration of these physiological mechanisms may contribute to the understanding of the various HV-related clinical phenomenona...
  7. doi request reprint On the role of the ventral premotor cortex and anterior intraparietal area for predictive and reactive scaling of grip force
    Manuel Dafotakis
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics, Research Centre Julich, Julich, Germany
    Brain Res 1228:73-80. 2008
    ..The findings highlight the differential involvement of PMv in the predictive scaling of grip force and of AIP in the reactive online adjustment of grip force during object manipulation...
  8. doi request reprint [Acute spinal cord ischemia following deep injection therapy of the neck]
    M Dafotakis
    Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Biophysik Medizin, Forschungszentrum Julich, Leo Brandt Strasse 1, 52428, Julich
    Nervenarzt 79:927-31. 2008
    ..We discuss potential pathomechanisms of this very rare complication and give a review of the literature...
  9. doi request reprint End or means--the "what" and "how" of observed intentional actions
    Maike D Hesse
    Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurosciences and Biophysics Medicine INB 3, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    J Cogn Neurosci 21:776-90. 2009
    ..Consequently, in addition to inferring action goals, a key function of the hMNS may be to anticipate the trajectories and dynamics of observed actions, which is a prerequisite for any timely interaction...
  10. doi request reprint Action verbs and the primary motor cortex: a comparative TMS study of silent reading, frequency judgments, and motor imagery
    Barbara Tomasino
    Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics Department of Medicine INB 3, Research Centre Juelich, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 46:1915-26. 2008
    ..This task-dependent effect of hand motor cortex TMS on the processing of hand-related action verbs is discussed with respect to the notion of embodied cognition and the associationist theory...
  11. doi request reprint Transdermal dopaminergic stimulation with rotigotine in Parkinsonian akinetic crisis
    Manuel Dafotakis
    Institute of Neuroscience and Biophysics Medicine, Research Centre Julich, Leo Brandt Str 1, D 52428 Julich, Germany
    J Clin Neurosci 16:335-7. 2009
    ..However, experience of the use of the rotigotine patch in this clinical setting is rather sparse and the patch is currently not approved for this indication...
  12. doi request reprint Ameliorating spatial neglect with non-invasive brain stimulation: from pathophysiological concepts to novel treatment strategies
    M D Hesse
    Cognitive Neurology Section, Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine INM 3, Research Center Juelich, Juelich, Germany
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 21:676-702. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Enhancing picture naming with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Felix M Mottaghy
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Ulm, Robert Koch Str 8, 89081 Ulm, Germany
    Behav Neurol 17:177-86. 2006
    ..Whether TMS or rTMS can be used to aid linguistic therapy in the rehabilitation phase of aphasic patients should be subject of further investigations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Visual and motor cortex excitability: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Babak Boroojerdi
    Neurologische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:1501-4. 2002
    ..The aims of this study were to compare the PTs to MTs; to assess their stability across sessions; and to investigate their relation to MTs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Motor cortex hand area and speech: implications for the development of language
    Ingo Gerrit Meister
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen 52074, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 41:401-6. 2003
    ..Our results are consistent with previous findings and may indicate a specific functional connection between the hand motor area and the cortical language network...
  16. ncbi request reprint Power grip disinhibits the ipsilateral sensorimotor cortex: a TMS and fMRI study
    Henrik Foltys
    Department of Neurology, University of Aachen, Germany
    Neuroimage 19:332-40. 2003
    ..The results may be important for a variety of studies as they suggest that fMRI may show decreased hemodynamic response under conditions in which other neurophysiological methods have shown increased functional activity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold low frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation selectively decreases facilitation in the motor cortex
    Jose Rafael Romero
    Laboratory for Magnetic Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, Kirstein Building KS 454, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 113:101-7. 2002
    ..To investigate the modulatory effect of a subthreshold low frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) train on motor cortex excitability...
  18. ncbi request reprint Motor representation in patients rapidly recovering after stroke: a functional magnetic resonance imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Henrik Foltys
    Department of Neurology, University of Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52075 Aachen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:2404-15. 2003
    ..Here we were interested in the early brain activation pattern in patients who showed a good and rapid recovery after stroke...
  19. ncbi request reprint Neural correlates of phosphene perception
    Ingo G Meister
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Aachen, D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 56:305-11. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the primary visual cortex using short-interval paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
    Roland Sparing
    Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 382:312-6. 2005
    ..Inhibition was not observed in any condition. Our results indicate that the mechanisms underlying phosphene induction in the visual cortex are different from those underlying intracortical inhibition and facilitation in the motor cortex...
  21. ncbi request reprint A repetition suppression effect lasting several days within the semantic network
    Ingo G Meister
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50924, Cologne, Germany
    Exp Brain Res 183:371-6. 2007
    ..Thus, priming-related mechanisms in the semantic network may be robust over several days...
  22. doi request reprint The role of the anterior intraparietal sulcus in crossmodal processing of object features in humans: an rTMS study
    Dorothee Buelte
    Department of Neurology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Brain Res 1217:110-8. 2008
    ..The differential effect of rTMS on tactile and visual encoding and recognition are not consistently explained by previous concepts of visuo-tactile integration...
  23. doi request reprint Postinfectious focal necrotizing myopathy
    Manuel Dafotakis
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Clin Nucl Med 33:500-1. 2008
    ..A muscle biopsy revealed a vasculitic necrotizing myopathy predominantly affecting the small vessels of the lower legs. We diagnosed it as a postinfectious immunologic reaction...
  24. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric imbalance during visuospatial attention investigated by unilateral and bilateral TMS over human parietal cortices
    Nina Dambeck
    Department of Neurology, Technical University of Aachen, Neurologische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Brain Res 1072:194-9. 2006
    ..The abolition of behavioral deficits during simultaneous biparietal TMS underlines the common hypothesis that an interhemispheric imbalance might underlie the disorders of neglect and extinction seen following unilateral brain damage...
  25. ncbi request reprint On the functional role of human parietal cortex in number processing: How gender mediates the impact of a 'virtual lesion' induced by rTMS
    Andre Knops
    Section Neuropsychology, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 44:2270-83. 2006
    ..Relative hemispheric specialization of the hIPS with respect to two-digit magnitude comparison is discussed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Visual cortex excitability increases during visual mental imagery--a TMS study in healthy human subjects
    Roland Sparing
    Laboratory for Magnetic Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02214, USA
    Brain Res 938:92-7. 2002
    ..These findings demonstrate for the first time a short-term, task-dependent modulation of PT. These results constitute evidence that early visual areas participate in visual imagery processing...
  27. ncbi request reprint Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the parietal cortex transiently ameliorates phantom limb pain-like syndrome
    Rudolf Topper
    Department of Neurology, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, RWTH D 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1521-30. 2003
    ..Phantom pain is linked to a reorganization of the partially deafferented sensory cortex. In this study we have investigated whether the pain syndrome can be influenced by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)...