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Table 2 Stimulation parameters of rTMS

From: The impact of preoperative language mapping by repetitive navigated transcranial magnetic stimulation on the clinical course of brain tumor patients

  GROUP 1 GROUP 2 p-value
RMT (% of stimulator output) 36.1 ± 8.8 33.3 ± 10.4 0.2976
Mapping intensity (% of RMT) 103.0 ± 9.6 103.0 ± 10.6 0.9711
Mapping frequency/number of pulses 5 Hz/5 pulses 17 9 0.0742
7 Hz/5 pulses 4 9
7 Hz/7 pulses 4 7
Pain (VAS) convexity 2.0 ± 1.7 2.7 ± 1.9 0.3050
temporal 4.6 ± 2.3 4.9 ± 2.2
  1. This table provides information about stimulation parameters including resting motor threshold (RMT, % of stimulator output), mapping intensity (% of RMT), stimulation train frequency, number of pulses in a stimulation train, and pain scores (according to the visual analogue scale, VAS).