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Table 2 Stimulation parameters

From: Intra- and interobserver variability of language mapping by navigated transcranial magnetic brain stimulation

  1st mapping 2nd mapping 3rd mapping p
Pain (VAS) convexity 1.7 ± 1.2 2.1 ± 1.2 2.0 ± 1.2 0.662
(Mean ± SD) temporal 5.5 ± 1.6 5.7 ± 1.8 4.8 ± 1.5 0.318
motor threshold
(% Output) (mean ± SD)
37.8 ± 7.0 36.7 ± 5.4 35.9 ± 7.1 0.439
mapping intensity (% MT) (mean ± SD) 102 ± 6 104 ± 8 102 ± 6 0.685
most comfortable 5 Hz, 5 Pulses 5 3 2 0.233
7 Hz, 5 Pulses 2 6 6
  7 Hz, 7 Pulses 3 1 2  
  1. Stimulation parameters used in the study including pain score according to the visual analogue scale (VAS). RMT = resting motor threshold (stimulator output); Hz = stimulation train frequency; # pulses = number of pulses in train; int % = stimulation intensity (of maximum stimulator output).