Affiliation: University College London
- Activation of frontal premotor areas during suprathreshold transcranial magnetic stimulation of the left primary sensorimotor cortex: a glucose metabolic PET studyH Siebner
Department of Neurology, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munich, Germany
Hum Brain Mapp 12:157-67. 2001..These data demonstrate that a selective activation of the SM1(HAND) is paralleled by an activation of a distinct set of remote premotor areas, suggesting a functional interaction between the primary motor and premotor cortex in humans...
- Long-term consequences of switching handedness: a positron emission tomography study on handwriting in "converted" left-handersHartwig R Siebner
Sobell Department of Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
J Neurosci 22:2816-25. 2002....
- [New insights into brain function by combination of transcranial magnetic stimulation and functional brain mapping]H R Siebner
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen
Nervenarzt 72:320-6. 2001..3) By evaluating lasting effects of TMS, brain imaging after TMS can be employed to study the plasticity of the human cortex. Moreover, this approach will help to advance our understanding of therapeutical effects related to TMS...
- Brain correlates of fast and slow handwriting in humans: a PET-performance correlation analysisH R Siebner
Department of Neurology, Technische Universitat Munchen, Moehlstrasse 28, D 81675 Munich, Germany
Eur J Neurosci 14:726-36. 2001....
- Transcranial magnetic stimulation: new insights into representational cortical plasticityHartwig Roman Siebner
Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, 8 11 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
Exp Brain Res 148:1-16. 2003..Indeed, the lasting effects of rTMS offer new possibilities to study dynamic aspects of the pathophysiology of a variety of diseases and may have therapeutic potential in some neuropsychiatric disorders...
- Central activation by histamine-induced itch: analogies to pain processing: a correlational analysis of O-15 H2O positron emission tomography studiesA Drzezga
Nuklearmedizinische Klinik, TU Munchen, Ismaninger Strasse 22, 81675, Munich, Germany
Pain 92:295-305. 2001..In contrast to pain activation studies, no subcortical (i.e. thalamic) activations were detected and correlation analyses suggest differences in subjective processing of the two sensations...
- Progression of subtle motor signs in PINK1 mutation carriers with mild dopaminergic deficitC Eggers
Department of Neurology, University of Lubeck, Ratzeburger Allee 160, 23538 Lubeck, Germany
Neurology 74:1798-805. 2010..While homozygous mutations in the PINK1 gene cause recessively inherited early-onset Parkinson disease (PD), heterozygous mutations have been suggested as a susceptibility factor...
- Applications of combined TMS-PET studies in clinical and basic researchHartwig Roman Siebner
Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts Universitat Kiel, Niemannsweg 147, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 56:63-72. 2003
- Long-lasting increase in corticospinal excitability after 1800 pulses of subthreshold 5 Hz repetitive TMS to the primary motor cortexAlexander Peinemann
Department of Neurology, Technische Universitat Munchen, Mohlstrasse 28, D 81675 Munich, Germany
Clin Neurophysiol 115:1519-26. 2004..To study the after effects of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over the primary motor cortex (M1) on corticospinal excitability...
- Short-term modulation of regional excitability and blood flow in human motor cortex following rapid-rate transcranial magnetic stimulationBeatrice Takano
Department of Neurology, Munich University of Technology, Munich, Germany
Neuroimage 23:849-59. 2004..This opens up new possibilities for studying acute reorganization at the systems level in the intact human brain...
- MEP latency shift after implantation of deep brain stimulation systems in the subthalamic nucleus in patients with advanced Parkinson's diseaseUte Hidding
Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
Mov Disord 21:1471-6. 2006..These TMS effects need to be considered when interpreting results of excitability measurements in PD patients after implantation of STN electrodes...
- Rapid-rate paired associative stimulation of the median nerve and motor cortex can produce long-lasting changes in motor cortical excitability in humansAngelo Quartarone
Clinica Neurologica 2, Policlinico Universitario, 98125 Messina, Italy
J Physiol 575:657-70. 2006..These findings show that 2 min of 5 Hz rPAS25ms produce a long-lasting and somatotopically specific increase in corticospinal excitability, presumably by sensorimotor disinhibition...
- Investigating the human mirror neuron system by means of cortical synchronization during the imitation of biological movementsKlaus Kessler
Department of Psychology, Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, CCNi, University of Glasgow, UK
Neuroimage 33:227-38. 2006..Finally, we also found the basal ganglia to participate at an early stage in the processing of biological movement, possibly by selecting suitable motor programs that match the stimulus...
- Right hemisphere contributions to imitation tasksKatja Biermann-Ruben
Department of Neurology, MEG Laboratory, Dusseldorf University Hospital, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Duesseldorf, Germany
Eur J Neurosci 27:1843-55. 2008....