Treatment of Migraine by Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation


  • A.A. Beliaiev Odesa National Medical University, Odesa
  • Ye.I. Isaikova Odesa National Medical University, Odesa
  • A.S. Son Odesa National Medical University, Odesa



transcranial magnetic stimulation, migraine, efficiency


This article describes examination of 10 patients with migraine, in whom routine medical treatment was ineffective and in whom we applied high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the dominant dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. After using high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, we have noted a decrease in the incidence of migraine attacks by 31.8 %; level of depressive signs — by 31.7 %; improvement of daily activities — by 23.7 %; reduction in hea-dache severity — by 6.9 %. Treatment outcomes are encouraging. For further development of transcranial magnetic stimulation as a treatment modality for migraine, it is necessary to continue researches in this direction.

Author Biographies

A.A. Beliaiev, Odesa National Medical University, Odesa

Department of Surgery № 3 with the Course of Neurosurgery

Ye.I. Isaikova, Odesa National Medical University, Odesa

Department of Surgery № 3 with the Course of Neurosurgery

A.S. Son, Odesa National Medical University, Odesa

Department of Surgery № 3 with the Course of Neurosurgery


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