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Transcranial magnetic stimulation and tinnitus: implications for theory and practice
  1. J L Dornhoffer1,
  2. M Mennemeier2
  1. 1Division of Otology/Neurotology, Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA
  2. 2Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, Division of Otology/Neurotology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
 J L Dornhoffer
 Division of Otology/Neurotology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA; dornhofferjohnl{at}uams.edu

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Transcranial magnetic stimulation: a possible treatment modality for tinnitus?

Tinnitus remains an enigma, with no consensus on the pathophysiology or treatment of this condition. Transcranial magnetic stimulation has recently emerged as a possible treatment modality that has shown some promise. The paper by Plewnia et al,1 (see p 152) reported on the efficacy of delivering 10 sessions of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over the temporoparietal association cortex to treat chronic tinnitus. Although rTMS is known to effect change …

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