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E-field modeling utilizes images from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to map electrical fields induced by non-invasive brain stimulation (e.g., TMS and tDCS).
“iLAST is a term meant to describe either electrical or magnetic means of inducing seizure therapy in which pulse amplitude is individually titrated and low amplitudes are used (Lisanby et al, 2014). … The two key concepts behind iLAST are: (1) individualization of the pulse amplitude to compensate for individual differences in dosage requirements and (2) low pulse amplitude to enhance focality of E-field exposure and resultant seizure induction to reduce the risk of cognitive side effects.”
Sarah H. Lisanby and Zhi-De Deng. 2015. "Magnetic Seizure Therapy for the Treatment of Depression." In Brain Stimulation: Methodologies and Interventions, by Irving Reti, 123-148. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons
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