The efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation on migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trails

The efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation on migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized... 2 2 heterogeneity is as following: χ = 7.96, P = 0 .09, I = “Migraine Disorders”, “Migraine”, “Migrain*”, “Trans- 50%. While, when we combined 4 chronic migraine cranial Magnetic Stimulation” and “Randomized”, studies, excepted migraine with aura, the heterogeneity “Randomized Study”. Moreover, the related articles 2 2 change to: χ = 6.49, P = 0 .09, I = 54%. Given the small function was also used to broaden the search, and all sample sizes in this study, the change of heterogeneity is studies, abstracts were reviewed without restriction to slight significance. Figure 3 shows risk of bias summary regions, publication types, or languages. of researches included in this meta-analysis. Selection criteria Effect on migraine with aura (Fig. 4a) 1. The study was a randomized controlled trail that There was one RCT (Richard B Lipton et al.) assessed compared transcranial magnetic stimulation with sham the efficacy of TMS on migraine with aura. According to group; 2. The study had the quantitative outcomes. the study, more patients were pain-free at 2 h post- treatment and there is significant that single-pulse trans- Data extraction cranial magnetic stimulation is effective for the acute treat- The data was extracted by two independent authors The Journal of Headache and Pain Springer Journals

The efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation on migraine: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trails

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Medicine & Public Health; Pain Medicine; Internal Medicine; Neurology
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