Study N of patients Stimulation parameters N of pulses / session N of sessions Outcome measure
Lomarev et al., [41] 18 25 Hz – 100% RMT 1200 8 UPDRS-III
del Olmo et al., [60] 13 10 Hz – 90% RMT 450 10 UPDRS-III
Rektorova et al., [43] 6 10 Hz – 90% RMT 1350 5 UPDRS-III; FOG
Sedlackova et al., [69] 10 10 Hz – 100% RMT 1350 3 UPDRS-III
Pal et al., [62] 22 5 Hz – 90% RMT 600 10 UPDRS-III
Nardone et al., [63] 4 1 Hz – below AMT 1800 1 UPDRS-III
Spagnolo et al., [53] 27 10 Hz – 100% RMT 1680 12 UPDRS-III
Table 3: rTMS studies in PD: DLPFC as target area. rTMS, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation; PD, Parkinson’s Disease; DLPFC, Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex; Hz, Hertz; RMT, resting motor threshold; UPDRS (III/IV), Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (Section III/ IV); FOG, Freezing of Gait