Study N of patients Stimulation parameters N of pulses / session N of sessions Outcome measure
Boylan et al., [54] 10 10 Hz – 96% MT 2000 1 UPDRS-III
Koch et al., [55] 8 1 / 5 Hz – 90 / 110% RMT 900 1 UPDRS-III
Brusa et al., [56] 10 1 Hz – 90% RMT 900 5 UPDRS-III
Hamada et al., [57] 99 5 Hz – 110% RMT 1000 8 UPDRS-III
Shirota et al., [58] 106 1/ 10 Hz – 110% RMT 1000 8 UPDRS-III
Sayin et al., [59] 17 1 Hz – 90% RMT 1800 10 UPDRS-III; AIMS
Table 2: rTMS studies in PD: SMA as target area. rTMS, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation; PD, Parkinson’s Disease; SMA, Supplementary Motor Area; Hz, Hertz; RMT, resting motor threshold; MT, Motor Threshold; UPDRS (III), Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (Section III); AIMS, Abnormal Involuntary Movement Scale.