J Affect Disord 2022 Jan 12. Epub 2022 Jan 12.
Department of Psychiatry, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Division of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming Chiao-Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, National Central University, Jhongli, Taiwan; Department of Pharmacy Practice, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Brain Science, National Yang-Ming Chiao-Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Brain Science and Brain Research Center, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming Chiao-Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:
Background: To study the safety and patients' tolerance of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the major depressive disorder population.
Methods: Our study followed the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses guidelines. We searched the literature published before April 30th, 2021 and performed a random-effects meta-analyses which included drop-out due to adverse events, serious adverse events and other non-serious adverse events as primary and secondary outcomes. Read More