Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) for treatment of phobic postural vertigo: an open label pilot study

  • Ulrich Palm
  • Valerie Kirsch
  • Hanna Kübler
  • Nina Sarubin
  • Daniel Keeser
  • Frank Padberg
  • Marianne Dieterich
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Acknowledgements

Partially funded by the support of the Graduate School of Systemic Neurosciences (GSN), the German Foundation for Neurology (Deutsche Stiftung Neurologie, DSN) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders-IFBLMU, Grant Code 01EO140, and German Center for Brain Stimulation under the Grant Code 01EE1403E). This work is part of the medical doctor thesis of HK.

Compliance with ethical standards

Ethical standards

This study was performed in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki. All participants gave written informed consent prior to enrolment. This open label study is a precursor of a randomized double blind clinical trial, approved by the local ethics committee and registered at German Clinical Trials Register (DRKS00011844).

Conflict of interest

U. P., D. K., and F. P. received paid speakership from neuroCare Group, Munich, Germany. U. P. has a private practice with neuroCare Group, Munich, Germany. The other authors declare that they have no competing financial interests regarding this study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Palm
    • 1
    • 2
  • Valerie Kirsch
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
  • Hanna Kübler
    • 1
  • Nina Sarubin
    • 2
    • 5
  • Daniel Keeser
    • 2
    • 6
  • Frank Padberg
    • 2
  • Marianne Dieterich
    • 1
    • 3
    • 4
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Neurology, Klinikum der Universität MünchenLudwig-Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Klinikum der Universität MünchenLudwig-Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany
  3. 3.Graduate School of Systemic NeuroscienceLudwig-Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany
  4. 4.Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders IFB-LMULudwig-Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany
  5. 5.Hochschule Fresenius, University of Applied SciencesMunichGermany
  6. 6.Institute for Clinical Radiology, Klinikum der Universität MünchenLudwig-Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany
  7. 7.Munich Cluster for Systems Neurology (SyNergy)MunichGermany

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