Comparison of direct cortical stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation in brain tumor surgery: systematic review and meta analyses

ConclusionTMS is a noninvasive imaging method for the evaluation of eloquent brain areas that is not inferior compared to the invasive gold-standard imaging method (DCS). However its role as adjuvant to DCS and alternative only when awake surgery is not available must be emphasized.
Source: Journal of Neuro-Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research