last update: April 2012

Ricerche condotte sulla tDCS dal team Newronika

  • Ardolino G, Bossi B, Barbieri S, Priori A. Non-synaptic mechanisms underlie the after-effects of cathodal transcutaneous direct current stimulation of the human brain.J Physiol. 2005 Oct 15;568(Pt 2):653-63.
  • Cogiamanian F, Barbieri S, Priori A. Novel nonpharmacologic perspectives for the treatment of task-specific focal hand dystonia J Hand Ther. 2009 Apr-Jun;22(2):156-61
  • Cogiamanian F, Brunoni AR, Boggio PS, Fregni F, Ciocca M, Priori A. Non-invasive brain stimulation for the management of arterial hypertension Med Hypotheses (2010) 74(2):332-6.
  • Cogiamanian F, Marceglia S, Ardolino G, Barbieri S, Priori A. Improved isometric force endurance after transcranial direct current stimulation over the human motor cortical areas. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Jul;26(1):242-9.
  • Cogiamanian F, Marceglia S, Ardolino G, Barbieri S, Priori A. Improved isometric force endurance after transcranial direct current stimulation over the human motor cortical areas. Eur J Neurosci. 2007 Jul;26(1):242-9.
  • Cogiamanian F, Vergari M, Pulecchi F, Marceglia S, Priori A. Effect of spinal transcutaneous direct current stimulation on somatosensory evoked potentials in humans. Clin Neurophysiol. 2008 Nov;119(11):2636-40.
  • Ferrucci R, Bortolomasi M, Brunoni AR, Vergari M, Tadini L, Giacopuzzi M, Priori A. Comparative Benefits Of Transcranial Direct Current Stimultation (tDCS) Treatment In Patients With Mild/Moderate Vs. Severe Depression. Clinical Neuropsychiatry (2009) 6, 6 246-251.
  • Ferrucci R, Bortolomasi M, Vergari M, Tadini L, Salvoro B, Giacopuzzi M, Barbieri S, Priori A. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation In Severe, Drug Resistant Major Depression. 2009 Journal of Affective Disorders. Nov-118 (1-3): 215-9.
  • Ferrucci R, Mameli F, Guidi I, Mrakic-Sposta S, Vergari, M, Marceglia, Cogiamanian F, Barbieri S, Scarpini E, Priori A. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Memory in Alzheimer Disease. Neurology. Aug 12;71(7):493-8.
  • Ferrucci R, Marceglia S, Vergari M, Cogiamanian F, Mrakic-Sposta S, Mameli F, Zago S, Barbieri S, Priori A. Cerebellar Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Impairs the Practice-dependent Proficiency Increase in Working Memory. J Cogn Neurosci. 2008 Sep;20(9):1687-97.
  • Fumagalli M, Vergari M, Pasqualetti P, Marceglia S, Mameli F, Ferrucci R, Mrakic-Sposta S, Zago S, Sartori G, Pravettoni G, Barbieri S, Cappa S, Priori A. Brain Switches Utilitarian Behavior: Does Gender Make the Difference? Plos One January 2010, Volume 5, Issue 1 e8865
  • Mameli F, Mrakic-Sposta S, Vergari M, Fumagalli M, Macis M, Ferrucci R, Nordio F, Consonni D, Sartori G, Priori A. Dorsolateral prefrontal cortex specifically processes general – but not personal – knowledge deception: Multiple brain networks for lying. Behav Brain Res. 2010. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2010.03.024.
  • Monti A, Cogiamanian F, Marceglia S, Ferrucci R, Mameli F, Mrakic-Sposta S, Vergari M, Zago S, Priori A. Improved naming after transcranial direct current stimulation in aphasia. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 Apr;79(4):451-3.
  • Mrakic-Sposta S, Marceglia S, Mameli F, Dilena R, Tadini L, Priori A. Transcranial direct current Stimulation in two patients with Tourette syndrome. Mov Disord. 2008 Nov 15;23(15):2259-61.
  • Priori A, Hallett M, Rothwell JC. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation or transcranial direct current stimulation? Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation. Apr 2009; Vol.2,
  • Priori A, Mameli F, Cogiamanian F, Marceglia S, Tiriticco M, Mrakic-Sposta S, Ferrucci R, Zago S, Polezzi D, And Sartori, G. Lie-specific involvement of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in deception. Cerebral Cortex 2008, 18, 451-455.
  • Priori A. Brain polarization in humans: a reappraisal of an old tool for prolonged non-invasive modulation of brain excitability. Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Apr;114(4):589-95
  • Priori A, Berardelli A, Rona S, Accornero N, Manfredi M. Polarization of the human motor cortex through the scalp. Neuroreport. 1998 Jul 13;9(10):2257-60.
  • Rango M, Cogiamanian F, Marceglia S, Barberi S, Arighi A, Biondetti P, Priori A.Myoinositol content in the human brain is modified by transcranial direct current stimulation in a matter of minutes: a 1H-MRS study. Magn Reson Med. 2008 Oct;60(4):782-9.

SICUREZZA/MONTAGGIO ELETTRODI

  • Ambrus GG, Antal A, Paulus W. Comparing cutaneous perception induced by electrical stimulation using rectangular and round shaped electrodes. Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Oct 25.
  • Bikson M, Datta A, Rahman A, Scaturro J. Electrode montages for tDCS and weak transcranial electrical stimulation: role of “return” electrode’s position and size. Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Dec;121(12):1976-8. Epub 2010 Jun 17
  • Brunoni AR, Amadera J, Berbel B, Volz MS, Rizzerio BG, Fregni F. A systematic review on reporting and assessment of adverse effects associated with transcranial direct current stimulation. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2011 Feb 15:1-13.
  • Frank E, Wilfurth S, Landgrebe M, Eichhammer P, Hajak G, Langguth B. Anodal skin lesions after treatment with transcranial direct current stimulation. Brain Stimulation. 2010. 3, 58–9.
  • Liebetanz D, Koch R, Mayenfels S, König F, Paulus W, Nitsche MA. Safety limits of cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation in rats. Clin Neurophysiol. 2009 Jun;120(6):1161-7.
  • Mahmoudi H, Haghighi AB, Petramfar P, Jahanshahi S, Salehi Z, Fregni F. Transcranial direct current stimulation: electrode montage in stroke. Disabil Rehabil. 2010 Nov 26.
  • McFadden JL, Borckardt JJ, George MS, Beam W. Reducing procedural pain and discomfort associated with transcranial direct current stimulation. Brain Stimul. 2011 Jan;4(1):38-42. Epub 2010 Jun 17
  • Minhas P, Datta A, Bikson M. Cutaneous perception during tDCS: Role of electrode shape and sponge salinity. Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Nov 11.
  • Miranda PC, Lomarev M, Hallett M. Modeling the current distribution during transcranial direct current stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol. 2006 Jul;117(7):1623-9.
  • Moliadze V, Antal A, Paulus W. Electrode-distance dependent after-effects of transcranial direct and random noise stimulation with extracephalic reference electrodes. Clin Neurophysiol. 2010 Dec;121(12):2165-71.
  • Nitsche MA, Liebetanz D, Lang N, Antal A, Tergau F, Paulus W. Safety criteria for transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) in humans. Clin Neurophysiol. 2003 Nov;114(11):2220-2; author reply 2222-3.
  • Parazzini M, Fiocchi S, Rossi E, Paglialonga A, Ravazzani P. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Estimation of the Electric Field and of the Current Density in an Anatomical Human Head Model. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2011 Jun; 58(6):1773-80.
  • Parazzini M, Fiocchi S, Ravazzani P. Electric field and current density distribution in an anatomical head model during transcranial direct current stimulation for tinnitus treatment. Bioelectromagnetics. 2012 Sep;33(6):476-87. doi: 10.1002/bem.21708. Epub 2012 Feb 1.
  • Parazzini M, Rossi E, Rossi L, Priori A, Ravazzani P. Numerical estimation of the current density in the heart during transcranial direct current stimulation.Brain Stimul. 2012 Jun 7. [Epub ahead of print
  • Poreisz C, Boros K, Antal A, Paulus W. Safety aspects of transcranial direct current stimulation concerning healthy subjects and patients. Brain Res Bull. 2007 May 30;72(4-6):208-14.

PATOLOGIE NEUROLOGICHE

  • Antal A, Paulus W. Transcranial magnetic and direct current stimulation in the therapy of pain]. Schmerz. 2010 Apr;24(2):161-6.
  • Antal A, Terney D, Kühnl S, Paulus W. Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor cortex ameliorates chronic pain and reduces short intracortical inhibition. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2010 May;39(5):890-903.
  • Baker JM, Rorden C, Fridriksson J. Using transcranial direct-current stimulation to treat stroke patients with aphasia. Stroke. 2010 Jun;41(6):1229-36.
  • Benninger DH, Lomarev M, Lopez G, Wassermann EM, Li X, Considine E, Hallett M. Transcranial direct current stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2010 Oct;81(10):1105-11
  • Boggio PS, Khoury LP, Martins DC, Martins OE, de Macedo EC, Fregni F. Temporal cortex direct current stimulation enhances performance on a visual recognition memory task in Alzheimer disease. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2009 Apr;80(4):444-7.
  • Bolognini N, Rossetti A, Casati C, Mancini F, Vallar G.Neuromodulation of multisensory perception: a tDCS study of the sound-induced flash illusion. Neuropsychologia. 2011 Jan;49(2):231-7.
  • Bueno VF, Brunoni AR, Boggio PS, Bensenor IM, Fregni F. Mood and cognitive effects of transcranial direct current stimulation in post-stroke depression. Neurocase. 2011 Jan 6:1-5.
  • Hansen N, Obermann M, Poitz F, Holle D, Diener HC, Antal A, Paulus W, Katsarava Z. Modulation of human trigeminal and extracranial nociceptive processing by transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor cortex. Cephalalgia. 2011 Jan 13.
  • Johansson BB. Current trends in stroke rehabilitation. A review with focus on brain plasticity. Acta Neurol Scand. 2011 Mar;123(3):147-59. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0404.2010.01417.x.
  • Knotkova H, Cruciani RA. Non-invasive transcranial direct current stimulation for the study and treatment of neuropathic pain. Methods Mol Biol. 2010;617:505-15.
  • Lindenberg R, Renga V, Zhu LL, Nair D, Schlaug G. Bihemispheric brain stimulation facilitates motor recovery in chronic stroke patients.Neurology. 2010 Dec 14;75(24):2176-84. Epub 2010 Nov 10.
  • Madhavan S, Weber KA 2nd, Stinear JW. Non-invasive brain stimulation enhances fine motor control of the hemiparetic ankle: implications for rehabilitation. Exp Brain Res. 2011 Mar;209(1):9-17.
  • O’Connell NE, Wand BM, Marston L, Spencer S, Desouza LH. Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques for chronic pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Sep 8;(9):CD008208
  • Sharma N, Cohen LG. Recovery of motor function after stroke. Dev Psychobiol. 2010 Nov 17.

PATOLOGIE PSICHIATRICHE

  • Arul-Anandam AP, Loo C. Transcranial direct current stimulation: a new tool for the treatment of depression? J Affect Disord. 2009 Oct;117(3):137-45.
  • Boggio PS, Liguori P, Sultani N, Rezende L, Fecteau S, Fregni F. Cumulative priming effects of cortical stimulation on smoking cue-induced craving. Neurosci Lett. 2009 Sep 29;463(1):82-6. Epub 2009 Jul 18.
  • Boggio PS, Sultani N, Fecteau S, Merabet L, Mecca T, Pascual-Leone A, Basaglia A, Fregni F. Prefrontal cortex modulation using transcranial DC stimulation reduces alcohol craving: a double-blind, sham-controlled study. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2008 Jan 1;92(1-3):55-60.
  • Boggio PS, Zaghi S, Villani AB, Fecteau S, Pascual-Leone A, Fregni F. Modulation of risk-taking in marijuana users by transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC). Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Dec 1;112(3):220-5. Epub 2010 Aug 21
  • Brunoni AR, Teng CT, Correa C, Imamura M, Brasil-Neto JP, Boechat R, Rosa M, Caramelli P, Cohen R, Del Porto JA, Boggio PS, Fregni F. Neuromodulation approaches for the treatment of major depression: challenges and recommendations from a working group meeting. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2010 Jun;68(3):433-51.
  • Dell’osso B, Priori A, Altamura AC. Efficacy and Safety of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Major Depression. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Feb 8.
  • Fecteau S, Knoch D, Fregni F, Sultani N, Boggio P, Pascual-Leone A. Diminishing risk-taking behavior by modulating activity in the prefrontal cortex: a direct current stimulation study. J Neurosci. 2007 Nov 14;27(46):12500-5.
  • Feil J, Zangen A. Brain stimulation in the study and treatment of addiction. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2010 Mar;34(4):559-74.
  • Fregni F, Orsati F, Pedrosa W, Fecteau S, Tome FA, Nitsche MA, Mecca T, Macedo EC, Pascual-Leone A, Boggio PS.Transcranial direct current stimulation of the prefrontal cortex modulates the desire for specific foods. Appetite. 2008 Jul;51(1):34-41.
  • Goldman RL, Borckardt JJ, Frohman HA, O’Neil PM, Madan A, Campbell LK, Budak A, George MS. Prefrontal cortex transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) temporarily reduces food cravings and increases the self-reported ability to resist food in adults with frequent food craving. Appetite. 2011 Feb 22.
  • Hecht D. Transcranial direct current stimulation in the treatment of anorexia. Med Hypotheses. 2010 Jun;74(6):1044-7. Epub 2010 Jan 21
  • Hypomania Induction in a Patient With Bipolar II Disorder by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS). Gálvez V, Alonzo A, Martin D, Mitchell PB, Sachdev P, Loo CK. J ECT. 2011 Jan 4.
  • Murphy DN, Boggio P, Fregni F. Transcranial direct current stimulation as a therapeutic tool for the treatment of major depression: insights from past and recent clinical studies. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2009 May;22(3):306-11.
  • Nitsche MA, Boggio PS, Fregni F, Pascual-Leone A. Treatment of depression with transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS): a review. Exp Neurol. 2009 Sep;219(1):14-9.

Altre referenze sulla tDCS

  • Antal A, Polania R, Schmidt-Samoa C, Dechent P, Paulus W. Transcranial direct current stimulation over the primary motor cortex during fMRI. Neuroimage. 2011 Mar 15;55(2):590-6.
  • Chi RP, Snyder AW. Facilitate insight by non-invasive brain stimulation.PLoS One. 2011 Feb 2;6(2):e16655.
  • Fridriksson J, Richardson JD, Baker JM, Rorden C. Transcranial direct current stimulation improves naming reaction time in fluent aphasia: a double-blind, sham-controlled study.Stroke. 2011 Mar;42(3):819-21.
  • Kwon YH, Jang SH. The enhanced cortical activation induced by transcranial direct current stimulation during hand movements. Neurosci Lett. 2011 Apr 1;492(2):105-8.
  • Marshall L, Kirov R, Brade J, Mölle M, Born J. Transcranial Electrical Currents to Probe EEG Brain Rhythms and Memory Consolidation during Sleep in Humans. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 14;6(2):e16905
  • McFadden JL, Borckardt JJ, George MS, Beam W. Reducing procedural pain and discomfort associated with transcranial direct current stimulation.Brain Stimul. 2011 Jan;4(1):38-42.
  • Stagg CJ, Jayaram G, Pastor D, Kincses ZT, Matthews PM, Johansen-Berg H. Polarity and timing-dependent effects of transcranial direct current stimulation in explicit motor learning.Neuropsychologia. 2011 Feb 16.
  • Stagg CJ, Nitsche MA. Physiological basis of transcranial direct current stimulation.Neuroscientist. 2011 Feb;17(1):37-53
  • Thirugnanasambandam N, Grundey J, Adam K, Drees A, Skwirba AC, Lang N, Paulus W, Nitsche MA. Nicotinergic impact on focal and non-focal neuroplasticity induced by non-invasive brain stimulation in non-smoking humans. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2011 Mar;36(4):879-86. Epub 2010 Dec 15
  • Wachter D, Wrede A, Schulz-Schaeffer W, Taghizadeh-Waghefi A, Nitsche MA, Kutschenko A, Rohde V, Liebetanz D. Transcranial direct current stimulation induces polarity-specific changes of cortical blood perfusion in the rat.Exp Neurol. 2011 Feb;227(2):322-7. Epub 2010 Dec 11
  • Zaehle T, Sandmann P, Thorne JD, Jäncke L, Herrmann CS. Transcranial direct current stimulation of the prefrontal cortex modulates working memory performance: combined behavioural and electrophysiological evidence.BMC Neurosci. 2011 Jan 6;12:2.