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Cerebral Blood Flow Changes After Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation for a Patient With Schizophrenia: a Case Report
Pedro Shiozawa, M.D.; Mariana Monteiro Saldanha Altenfelder Santos, PA-S; Fernanda Xavier Piovesan, PA-S; Ada Pellegrinelli, PA-S; Mailu Enokibara da Silva, M.D.; Mayra Querelli Bocato, C.N.A.; Quirino Cordeiro, M.D., Ph.D.; Felipe Fregni, M.D., M.H.S., Ph.D.; Andre Russowsky Brunoni, M.D., Ph.D.
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2014;26:E03-E05. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.13020039
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From The Laboratory of Neuromodulation, Dept. of Psychiatry, Santa Casa Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil; (PS, MMSAS, FXP, AP, MEdS, MQB, QC); Laboratory of Neuromodulation and Center for Clinical Research Training, Harvard University, Boston (FF); and Center for Clinical Research, Hospital Universitário, University of São Paulo, Brazil (ARB)

Send correspondence to Dr. Shiozawa; e-mail: pshiozawa@yahoo.com.br

Copyright © 2014 by the American Psychiatric Association

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FIGURE 1. SPECT Changes Before (a) and After (b) tDCS Intervention

(a) Baseline SPECT 2 weeks before tDCS protocol and (b) outcome SPECT after 1 month follow-up showing improvement of cerebral perfusion mainly at left temporal lobe.

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