Andre Russowsky Brunoni

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi Treatment-emergent mania/hypomania during antidepressant treatment with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andre R Brunoni
    Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation, Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Brain Stimul . 2016
  2. doi Cognitive effects of transcranial direct current stimulation in depression: Results from the SELECT-TDCS trial and insights for further clinical trials
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 202:46-52. 2016
  3. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation for acute major depressive episodes: meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Andre R Brunoni
    André R Brunoni, MD, PhD, Adriano H Moffa, BS, Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation, University Hospital and Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, Spaulding Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Ulrich Palm, MD, Frank Padberg, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany Daniel M Blumberger, MD, Zafiris J Daskalakis, MD, Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention and Campbell Family Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Djamila Bennabi, MD, Emmanuel Haffen, MD, Department of Clinical Psychiatry, Clinical Investigation Center 1431 Inserm, EA 481 Neurosciences
    Br J Psychiatry 208:522-31. 2016
  4. doi Plasma levels of soluble TNF receptors 1 and 2 after tDCS and sertraline treatment in major depression: Results from the SELECT-TDCS trial
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 185:209-13. 2015
  5. doi Acute suicidal ideation in middle-aged adults from Brazil. Results from the baseline data of the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)
    Andre R Brunoni
    University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 225:556-62. 2015
  6. pmc Assessment of non-BDNF neurotrophins and GDNF levels after depression treatment with sertraline and transcranial direct current stimulation in a factorial, randomized, sham-controlled trial (SELECT-TDCS): an exploratory analysis
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 56:91-6. 2015
  7. pmc BDNF plasma levels after antidepressant treatment with sertraline and transcranial direct current stimulation: results from a factorial, randomized, sham-controlled trial
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 24:1144-51. 2014
  8. doi Cognitive control therapy and transcranial direct current stimulation for depression: a randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial
    A R Brunoni
    Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation and Clinical CINA and Epidemiological Research Centre, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN and Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 162:43-9. 2014
  9. pmc A systematic review of non-invasive brain stimulation therapies and cardiovascular risk: implications for the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Leonardo Augusto Negreiros Parente Capela Sampaio
    Department of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo Medical School São Paulo, Brazil
    Front Psychiatry 3:87. 2012
  10. doi Working memory improvement with non-invasive brain stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation and Clinical CINA and Epidemiological Research Centre, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Brain Cogn 86:1-9. 2014

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  1. doi Treatment-emergent mania/hypomania during antidepressant treatment with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andre R Brunoni
    Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation, Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Brain Stimul . 2016
    ..Treatment-emergent mania/hypomania (TEM) is a possible adverse effect of pharmacological and non-pharmacological antidepressant treatments...
  2. doi Cognitive effects of transcranial direct current stimulation in depression: Results from the SELECT-TDCS trial and insights for further clinical trials
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 202:46-52. 2016
    ..Our aim was to investigate the cognitive effects of tDCS in the Sertraline vs. Electric Current Therapy for Treating Depression Clinical Study (SELECT-TDCS). We also explored whether tDCS could have mood-independent cognitive effects...
  3. pmc Transcranial direct current stimulation for acute major depressive episodes: meta-analysis of individual patient data
    Andre R Brunoni
    André R Brunoni, MD, PhD, Adriano H Moffa, BS, Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation, University Hospital and Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, Spaulding Neuromodulation Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Ulrich Palm, MD, Frank Padberg, MD, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Munich, Germany Daniel M Blumberger, MD, Zafiris J Daskalakis, MD, Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention and Campbell Family Research Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada Djamila Bennabi, MD, Emmanuel Haffen, MD, Department of Clinical Psychiatry, Clinical Investigation Center 1431 Inserm, EA 481 Neurosciences
    Br J Psychiatry 208:522-31. 2016
    ..Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a non-pharmacological intervention for depression. It has mixed results, possibly caused by study heterogeneity...
  4. doi Plasma levels of soluble TNF receptors 1 and 2 after tDCS and sertraline treatment in major depression: Results from the SELECT-TDCS trial
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 185:209-13. 2015
    ....
  5. doi Acute suicidal ideation in middle-aged adults from Brazil. Results from the baseline data of the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)
    Andre R Brunoni
    University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 225:556-62. 2015
    ....
  6. pmc Assessment of non-BDNF neurotrophins and GDNF levels after depression treatment with sertraline and transcranial direct current stimulation in a factorial, randomized, sham-controlled trial (SELECT-TDCS): an exploratory analysis
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 56:91-6. 2015
    ..These data suggest that these neurotrophic factors are not surrogate biomarkers of treatment response or involved in the antidepressant mechanisms of tDCS...
  7. pmc BDNF plasma levels after antidepressant treatment with sertraline and transcranial direct current stimulation: results from a factorial, randomized, sham-controlled trial
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Neuroscience LIM27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 24:1144-51. 2014
    ..Finally, our findings do not support a relationship between BDNF and improvement of depression. ..
  8. doi Cognitive control therapy and transcranial direct current stimulation for depression: a randomized, double-blinded, controlled trial
    A R Brunoni
    Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation and Clinical CINA and Epidemiological Research Centre, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN and Laboratory of Neurosciences LIM 27, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 162:43-9. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc A systematic review of non-invasive brain stimulation therapies and cardiovascular risk: implications for the treatment of major depressive disorder
    Leonardo Augusto Negreiros Parente Capela Sampaio
    Department of Psychiatry, University of São Paulo Medical School São Paulo, Brazil
    Front Psychiatry 3:87. 2012
    ..In fact, considering the burden of cardiac disease, further trials in cardiovascular, depressed, and non-depressed samples using NIBS should be performed...
  10. doi Working memory improvement with non-invasive brain stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation and Clinical CINA and Epidemiological Research Centre, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine of University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Brain Cogn 86:1-9. 2014
    ..Mechanistic insights on the role of DLPFC in WM are further discussed, as well as how NIBS techniques could be used in neuropsychiatric samples presenting WM deficits, such as major depression, dementia and schizophrenia. ..
  11. pmc Cytokines plasma levels during antidepressant treatment with sertraline and transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): results from a factorial, randomized, controlled trial
    Andre R Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes 2565, 3o andar, CEP 05508 000, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 231:1315-23. 2014
    ..Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a novel, promising, non-invasive somatic treatment for depression, although its antidepressant mechanisms are only partly understood...
  12. doi Comparison of blinding effectiveness between sham tDCS and placebo sertraline in a 6-week major depression randomized clinical trial
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research, University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Clin Neurophysiol 125:298-305. 2014
    ..To compare blinding integrity and associated factors for transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) vs. placebo-pill, the gold standard blinding method...
  13. doi Bereavement and common mental disorders in middle-aged adults: results from the Brazilian longitudinal study of adult health (ELSA-Brasil)
    Andre R Brunoni
    Hospital Universitario, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 152:369-74. 2014
    ..Data from low- and middle-income countries are, however, scarce. We therefore explored the prevalence of mental disorders after bereavement in Brazil...
  14. doi Impact of 5-HTTLPR and BDNF polymorphisms on response to sertraline versus transcranial direct current stimulation: implications for the serotonergic system
    A R Brunoni
    Hospital Universitario, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil University of São Paulo Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil Centro de Atenção Integrada em Saúde Mental, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Electronic address
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 23:1530-40. 2013
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  15. doi The sertraline vs. electrical current therapy for treating depression clinical study: results from a factorial, randomized, controlled trial
    Andre R Brunoni
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    JAMA Psychiatry 70:383-91. 2013
    ..Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) trials for major depressive disorder (MDD) have shown positive but mixed results...
  16. doi The self-rated Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology for screening prenatal depression
    Andre R Brunoni
    Division of Psychology, Clinics Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 121:243-6. 2013
    ..To examine whether the self-reported version of the Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology (IDS-SR), which is used for major depression, is a reliable tool for screening and assessment of prenatal depression...
  17. doi Bifrontal tDCS prevents implicit learning acquisition in antidepressant-free patients with major depressive disorder
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 43:146-50. 2013
    ..To conclude, active bifrontal tDCS prevented implicit learning in depressive patients. Further studies with different tDCS montages and in other samples are necessary...
  18. doi Polarity- and valence-dependent effects of prefrontal transcranial direct current stimulation on heart rate variability and salivary cortisol
    Andre R Brunoni
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:58-66. 2013
    ..Further research using tDCS and neuroendocrine markers should explore the mechanisms of stress regulation in healthy and clinical samples...
  19. doi Transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of major depressive disorder: a summary of preclinical, clinical and translational findings
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Centro de Pesquisas Clínicas, Hospital Universitario, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 39:9-16. 2012
    ..Still, further phase II and phase III trials are needed as to better clarify tDCS role in the therapeutic arsenal of MDD...
  20. ncbi Therapeutic interventions for vascular depression: a systematic review
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Instituto de Psicologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 33:400-9. 2011
    ..We examined whether such concept is appropriate for clinical interventions; i.e., whether treating depressive symptoms has an impact on cerebrovascular risk and vice-versa...
  21. doi Sertraline vs. ELectrical Current Therapy for Treating Depression Clinical Trial--SELECT TDCS: design, rationale and objectives
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:90-8. 2011
    ..Due to its profile, tDCS seems to be a safe and affordable approach...
  22. doi Translational research in transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): a systematic review of studies in animals
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Cidade Universitaria, 05508 000 Butantã, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Rev Neurosci 22:471-81. 2011
    ..0.4 A/m(2), respectively), preferred extra-cephalic positions for reference electrodes (60% vs. 10%, respectively) and used electrodes with different sizes more often. Potential implications for translational tDCS research are discussed...
  23. doi Heart rate variability is a trait marker of major depressive disorder: evidence from the sertraline vs. electric current therapy to treat depression clinical study
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 16:1937-49. 2013
    ..Our findings have important implications for our understanding of depression pathophysiology and the relationship between MDD, cardiovascular disorders and mortality...
  24. doi The sertraline versus electrical current therapy for treating depression clinical study (select-TDCS): results of the crossover and follow-up phases
    Leandro Valiengo
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Depress Anxiety 30:646-53. 2013
    ..JAMA Psychiatry, 2013) we found that tDCS is effective for the acute episode. Here, we describe tDCS effects during phases II (crossover) and III (follow-up) of this trial (NCTs: 01149889 and 01149213)...
  25. doi Enhancement of affective processing induced by bifrontal transcranial direct current stimulation in patients with major depression
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Clinical Research Center, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neuromodulation 17:138-42. 2014
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  26. doi Cognitive, mood, and electroencephalographic effects of noninvasive cortical stimulation with weak electrical currents
    Laura Tadini
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J ECT 27:134-40. 2011
    ..The purpose of our study was to assess the effects of direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) stimulation at different intensities in order to measure their effects on cognition, mood, and electroencephalogram...
  27. pmc Analgesic effects of noninvasive brain stimulation in rodent animal models: a systematic review of translational findings
    Magdalena Sarah Volz
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Neuromodulation 15:283-95. 2012
    ..In addition, we also explored the investigation of NIBS in animal models of stroke as to compare these findings with NIBS animal pain research...
  28. doi A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical studies on major depression and BDNF levels: implications for the role of neuroplasticity in depression
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 11:1169-80. 2008
    ..34, 95% CI 0.02-0.66). Our results show that BDNF levels are associated with clinical changes in depression; supporting the notion that depression improvement is associated with neuroplastic changes...
  29. pmc Clinical research with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): challenges and future directions
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Stimul 5:175-95. 2012
    ..The aim of this comprehensive review is to discuss the key challenges of this process and possible methods to address them...
  30. pmc Placebo response of non-pharmacological and pharmacological trials in major depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4824. 2009
    ..We proposed to assess placebo responses in two categories of MDD trials: pharmacological (antidepressant drugs) and non-pharmacological (device- rTMS) trials...
  31. doi A systematic review on reporting and assessment of adverse effects associated with transcranial direct current stimulation
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 14:1133-45. 2011
    ..Based on our findings, we propose a revised adverse effects questionnaire to be applied in tDCS studies in order to improve systematic reporting of tDCS-related AEs...
  32. doi Safety of repeated transcranial direct current stimulation in impaired skin: a case report
    Pedro Shiozawa
    The Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Department of Psychiatry, Santa Casa Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J ECT 29:147-8. 2013
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  33. doi Combination of noninvasive brain stimulation with pharmacotherapy
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Department of Neurosciences and Behavior, Institute of Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Expert Rev Med Devices 8:31-9. 2011
    ..Our review of the methodology underlying NIBS-drug trials provides insights for the further clinical research development of NIBS in major depression...
  34. doi Clinical trial design in non-invasive brain stimulation psychiatric research
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Hospital Universitario, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 20:e19-30. 2011
    ..In conclusion, our study summarizes the main methodological issues of NIBS trials and proposes a number of alternatives to manage them...
  35. doi A Systematic Review on the Acceptability and Tolerability of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Treatment in Neuropsychiatry Trials
    Luana V M Aparicio
    Center for Clinical and Epidemiological Research and Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Neuromodulation CINA, University Hospital, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation SIN, Department and Institute of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Brain Stimul 9:671-81. 2016
    ..Notwithstanding tDCS-induced adverse events (AEs) are considered to be low and transient, systematic review analyses on safety and tolerability of tDCS derive mostly from single-session studies...
  36. doi Can the 'yin and yang' BDNF hypothesis be used to predict the effects of rTMS treatment in neuropsychiatry?
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Berenson Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 330 Brookline Avenue, KS 430, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Med Hypotheses 71:279-82. 2008
    ..In this article, we review the initial studies combining measurements of BDNF in rTMS clinical trials and discuss the results and potential usefulness of this instrument in the field of rTMS...
  37. ncbi Neuromodulation approaches for the treatment of major depression: challenges and recommendations from a working group meeting
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 68:433-51. 2010
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  38. pmc Top-Down Effect of Direct Current Stimulation on the Nociceptive Response of Rats
    Luiz Fabio Dimov
    Laboratory of Neuromodulation and Experimental Pain, Hospital Sirio Libanes, Rua Prof Daher Cutait, 69, Sao Paulo, SP, 01308 060, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 11:e0153506. 2016
    ..This study reinforces the idea that the motor cortex participates in the neurocircuitry that is involved in analgesia and further clarifies the mechanisms of action of tDCS in pain treatment. ..
  39. doi The Escitalopram versus Electric Current Therapy for Treating Depression Clinical Study (ELECT-TDCS): rationale and study design of a non-inferiority, triple-arm, placebo-controlled clinical trial
    Andre Russowsky Brunoni
    Service of Interdisciplinary Neuromodulation, Laboratory of Neurosciences, Institute of Psychiatry, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 133:252-63. 2015
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  40. ncbi Accuracy of anemia diagnosis by physical examination
    Isabela Martins Bensenor
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 125:170-3. 2007
    ....