Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface - A MEDLINE-Indexed Journal

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Robert M. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface is a peer-reviewed publication that was launched in 1998 as the journal of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) and its regional chapters. Wiley-Blackwell is the publisher. Neuromodulation is published eight times a year and is indexed in MEDLINE, PubMed and Index Medicus.

Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface is the preeminent journal in the area of neuromodulation, providing our readership with the state of the art clinical, translational and basic science research in our field and representing the needs of the broad neuromodulation community. For clinicians, engineers, scientists and members of the biotechnology industry alike, Neuromodulation provides timely and rigorously peer reviewed articles on the technology, science and clinical application of devices that interface with the nervous system to treat disease and improve function. Neuromodulation covers an ever expanding field including pain, headache, movement disorders, spasticity, paralysis, psychiatric disorders, epilepsy, sensory deprivation, gastric dysfunction, obesity and incontinence.   

The journal represents the practice of a growing, diverse multidisciplinary field responsible for the development and application of devices and techniques to benefit patients by normalizing function and reducing suffering. In-depth reviews, original articles, national and international meeting abstracts, special focus editions and web based educational offerings help the reader to expand their knowledge and understanding of the interface between electrical stimulation, chemical neuromodulation, the nervous system and the patient. Neurotechnology reports keep the reader informed of the rapidly changing landscape of the business of neuromodulation while our updates on past and future news of events and activities of the INS and its membership keep the reader abreast of issues related to professional education and development.

Neuromodulation is Indexed in MEDLINE

Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface has been reviewed by the National Library of Medicine and accepted for indexing in MEDLINE / Index Medicus / PubMed.  All content, from the journal's first issue through the present, is now Medline listed.

Enhanced Article (HTML) Viewing

Wiley-Blackwell, the journal publisher, has begun offering an Enhanced Article (HTML) viewing option, Anywhere Article, for increased scientific content interactivity and discoverability on mobile or other devices. The layout and figure browser are configured to facilitate readers' access to references without losing their place in an article, seeing a figure in context or browsing through other figures at the same time, and a more streamlined focus on article content. Find this option, once logged in, at the journal's Table of Contents page.

Early View Content

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Is Feasible for Remotely Supervised Home Delivery in Multiple Sclerosis

Margaret Kasschau, Jesse Reisner, Kathleen Sherman, Marom Bikson, Abhishek Datta and Leigh E. Charvet
Article first published online: 18 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12430

Unilateral Stimulation of Prelemniscal Radiations for the Treatment of Acral Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease: Long-Term Results

Francisco Velasco, José D. Carrillo-Ruiz, Víctor Salcido, Guillermo Castro, Julián Soto and Ana Luisa Velasco
Article first published online: 13 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12433

Low and High Frequency Hippocampal Stimulation for Drug-Resistant Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Siew-Na Lim, Ching-Yi Lee, Shih-Tseng Lee, Po-Hsun Tu, Bao-Luen Chang, Chih-Hong Lee, Mei-Yun Cheng, Chun-Wei Chang, Wei-En Johnny Tseng, Hsiang-Yao Hsieh, Hsing-I Chiang and Tony Wu
Article first published online: 13 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12435

Effect of Burst Stimulation Evaluated in Patients Familiar With Spinal Cord Stimulation

Marleen C. Tjepkema-Cloostermans, Cecile C. de Vos, Rian Wolters, Cindy Dijkstra-Scholten and Mathieu W.P.M. Lenders
Article first published online: 5 APR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12429

Basic Research

Presurgical Psychological Assessments as Correlates of Effectiveness of Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain Reduction

David R. Blackburn, Cinamon C. Romers, Laurel A. Copeland, Windrik Lynch, David D. Nguyen, John E. Zeber and Michael R. Hoffman
Article first published online: 29 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12431

Review Articles

Treatment of Neuropathic Pain and Functional Limitations Associated With Multiple Sclerosis Using an MRI-Compatible Spinal Cord Stimulator: A Case Report With Two Year Follow-Up and Literature Review

David A. Provenzano, Joseph R. Williams, Gaye Jarzabek, Leonard A. DeRiggi and Thomas F. Scott
Article first published online: 28 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12409

Tissue Response to Deep Brain Stimulation and Microlesion: A Comparative Study

Vinata Vedam-Mai, Massoud Baradaran-Shoraka, Brent A. Reynolds and Michael S. Okun
Article first published online: 28 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12406

Randomized, Blinded Pilot Testing of Nonconventional Stimulation Patterns and Shapes in Parkinson's Disease and Essential Tremor: Evidence for Further Evaluating Narrow and Biphasic Pulses

Umer Akbar, Robert S. Raike, Nawaz Hack, Christopher W. Hess, Jared Skinner, Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Sol DeJesus and Michael S. Okun
Article first published online: 22 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12397

Importance of Pharmacological Evaluation in the Treatment of Poststroke Pain by Spinal Cord Stimulation

Takamitsu Yamamoto, Mitsuru Watanabe, Toshiki Obuchi, Toshikazu Kano, Kazutaka Kobayashi, Hideki Oshima, Chikashi Fukaya and Atsuo Yoshino
Article first published online: 15 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.1240

Two Distinct Stimulus Frequencies Delivered Simultaneously at Low Intensity Generate Robust Locomotor Patterns

Francesco Dose and Giuliano Taccola
Article first published online: 10 MAR 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12402

Longer Delay From Chronic Pain to Spinal Cord Stimulation Results in Higher Healthcare Resource Utilization

Shivanand P. Lad, Frank W. Petraglia III, Alexander R. Kent, Steven Cook, Kelly R. Murphy, Nirav Dalal, Edward Karst, Peter Staats and Ashwini Sharan
Article first published online: 29 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12389

Psychosurgery Reduces Uncertainty and Increases Free Will? A Review
Dirk De Ridder, Sven Vanneste, Grant Gillett, Patrick Manning, Paul Glue and Berthold Langguth
Article first published online: 21 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12405

Revision Surgery of Deep Brain Stimulation Leads
Steven M. Falowski and Roy A.E. Bakay
Article first published online: 21 FEB 2016 | DOI: 10.1111/ner.12404

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Early View Online Publication
Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface is part of the Wiley-Blackwell Early View service. Articles are published on a regular basis online in advance of their appearance in a print issue. These articles are fully peer reviewed, edited, and complete – they only lack page numbers and volume/issue details – and are considered fully published from the date they first appear online. This date is shown with the article in the online table of contents.

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The implementation of Early View for Neuromodulation represents our commitment to get manuscripts available to view to the academic community as quickly as possible, reducing time to publication considerably without sacrificing quality or completeness.

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Editorial Contacts

Robert M. Levy, M.D., Ph.D.

Tia Sofatzis
Managing Editor
Tel: +1 415 683 3237
Fax: +1 415 683 3218

Mary Bockman Price
Editorial Assistant

Editorial Office
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
800 Meadows Road
Boca Raton, FL  33486

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Free Neuromodulation Online Subscription for INS Members

In addition to traditional paper subscriptions, INS members can access their free online subscriptions and all back issues simply by logging into the INS members-only section and clicking on the link to the online journal.

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