Textbook of Neuromodulation

Principles, Methods and Clinical Applications

  • Helena Knotkova
  • Dirk Rasche

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Basic Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Veronika M. Stock, Helena Knotkova, Michael A. Nitsche
      Pages 3-6
  3. Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Konstantin V. Slavin, Alexios G. Carayannopoulos, Mark Plazier, Sven Vanneste, Dirk De Ridder
      Pages 19-33
    3. Kliment Gatzinsky
      Pages 35-52
    4. A. Liong Liem, Imre Poldino Krabbenbos, Jeffery Kramer
      Pages 53-59
    5. Volker M. Tronnier, Dirk Rasche
      Pages 61-72
    6. Dirk Rasche, Volker M. Tronnier
      Pages 73-85
    7. Anne P. Caruso, Monica A. Perez
      Pages 87-99
    8. Michael A. Nitsche, Min-Fang Kuo, Walter Paulus, Andrea Antal
      Pages 101-111
    9. Janet Mindes, Marc J. Dubin, Margaret Altemus
      Pages 127-150
    10. Nicola E. Walsh, Louise Jones, Candida S. McCabe
      Pages 151-158
    11. Martin Diers
      Pages 159-167
  4. Clinical Potential and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Pedro Shiozawa, Rosamaria Raza, Quirino Cordeiro Jr., André Russowsky Brunoni
      Pages 171-185
    3. Helena Knotkova, Aaron Greenberg, Eliezer Soto, Ricardo A. Cruciani
      Pages 187-210
    4. Jens Kuhn, Michaela Möller, Doris Lenartz, Christian P. Bührle, Veerle Visser-Vandewalle
      Pages 247-255
    5. Dirk Rasche, Helena Knotkova
      Pages 275-276
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 277-283

About this book


Textbook of Neuromodulation encompasses the basic principles, methods and current clinical applications of invasive and non-invasive neuromodulation.  Neurophysiological systems are reviewed along with the basic principles of neuroplasticity that constitutes the rationale for neuromodulation in human medicine.  The overview of the neuromodulatory techniques is provided with special regard to safety and specific patient populations.  Comprehensive and authored by leaders in the field, this resource presents the clinical potential, significance and practical applications of this innovative treatment approach.


invasive approaches, stimulation therapies nervous system, peripheral nerve stimulation, neuromodulaiton, neuroimaging, neuroplasticity non-invasive approaches psychiatry, pain management, neurorehabiliation

Editors and affiliations

  • Helena Knotkova
    • 1
  • Dirk Rasche
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Innovation in Palliative CareMetropolitan Jewish Health Systems (MJHS)New YorkUSA
  2. 2.University of LübeckDepartment of Neurosurgery University Hospital of Schleswig-HolsteinLübeckGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-1407-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-1408-1
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