Emerging Horizons in Neuromodulation, Volume 107

1st Edition

New Frontiers in Brain and Spine Stimulation

Serial Volume Editors: Clement Hamani Elena Moro
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124047068
eBook ISBN: 9780124051805
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th December 2012
Page Count: 416
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Table of Contents

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Chapter One. Neuromodulation

1 Introduction

Chapter Two. Computational Models of Neuromodulation

1 Introduction

2 Foundations of Neurostimulation Modeling

3 Stimulation Safety

4 Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain

5 Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

6 Limitations of Computational Models

7 Conclusions


Chapter Three. Neurophysiology of Deep Brain Stimulation

1 Electric Field and Charge Distribution

2 A Tool for Understanding the Functions of Human Deep Brain Structures

3 Neurophysiology

4 Behavioral Neurophysiology

5 Neurochemistry

6 Future Perspectives: Development of New Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation (aDBS) Systems


Chapter Four. Neurophysiology of Cortical Stimulation

1 Introduction

2 Basic Principles of TMS

3 Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

4 Theta Burst Stimulation

5 Paired Associative Stimulation

6 Transcranial Electrical Stimulation with Pulsed Currents

7 Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

8 Implanted Cortical Stimulation

9 Induced Currents into the Brain

10 Comparisons Between the Methods of Stimulation

11 Safety and Contraindications

12 Neural Circuit Activation by Cortical Stimulation: Spatial Aspects

13 Neural Circuit Activation by Cortical Stimulation: Temporal Aspects

14 Plasticity and Priming

15 Neuroprotection

16 General Principles of the Therapeutic Efficacy of Cortical Stimulation

17 Conclusion


Chapter Five. Neural Mechanisms of Spinal Cord Stimulation

1 Introduction

2 Neuropathic Pain

3 Peripheral Vascular Disease

4 Visceral Diseases

5 Cardiac Diseases

6 Conclusions




This issue of International Review of Neurobiology brings together cutting-edge research on neuromodulation. It reviews current knowledge and understanding, provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery.

Key Features

  • Brings together cutting-edge research on neuromodulation
  • Reviews current knowledge and understanding
  • Provides a starting point for researchers and practitioners entering the field, and builds a platform for further research and discovery


Neuroscientists, psychologists, neurologists


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Clement Hamani Serial Volume Editor

Elena Moro Serial Volume Editor