Study N of patients Target area Stimulation parameters N of pulses/ session N of sessions Outcome measure
Mally& Stone, [64] 49 Vertex 1 Hz – 30-60% MO 30 x 2 10 UPDRS
Mally& Stone, [65] 10 Vertex 1 Hz – 20% MT 30 20 UPDRS; GRCT
Shimamoto et al., [66] 18 Frontal 0.2 Hz – 700 V 60 8 UPDRS-III
Ikeguchi et al., [67] 12 Frontal; occipital cortex 0.2 Hz – 70% MO 60 6 UPDRS-III ADL
Okabe et al., [36] 85 Occipital cortex 0.2 Hz – 110% RMT 100 8 UPDRS-III
Sedlackova et al., [61] 10 PMd; occipital cortex 10 Hz – 100% RMT 1350 3 UPDRS-III
Arias et al., [68] 18 Vertex 1 Hz – 90% RMT 100 10 UPDRS-III
Table 4: rTMS studies in PD: Other target areas. rTMS, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation; PD, Parkinson’s Disease; PMd, dorsal Premotor Cortex; PFC, Prefrontal Cortex; Hz, Hertz; MO, maximum output; UPDRS (III), Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (Section III); GRCT, graded rating clinical test; ADL, Activities of Daily Living.