Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation safely administered after seizure

Dhruv Bagati, Sunil Mittal, Samir Kumar Praharaj, Manish Sarcar, Minal Kakra, Pankaj Kumar

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High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex has been clearly reported to be effective in the treatment of depression. We report a patient with treatment-resistant depression, without any known risk factors, who developed seizure during the fourth rTMS session. After written informed consent, he received further rTMS sessions under cover of antiepileptic drug valproate and improved without recurrence of seizure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-61
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of ECT
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-03-2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuroscience (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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