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Evaluation of Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) H-Coil in the Treatment of Major Depression

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Shalvata Mental Health Center Identifier:
First received: March 7, 2007
Last updated: February 4, 2009
Last verified: March 2007
This study is evaluating the safety and feasibility of the novel deep TMS H-coil designs in the treatment of resistant major depression in an open study using two different H-coil designs.

Condition Intervention Phase
Major Depression Device: H1 and H2 deep TMS coils Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the H1 Coil and H2 Coil TMS Device - Safety and Feasibility in Major Depression Episode

Further study details as provided by Shalvata Mental Health Center:

Study Start Date: May 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed as suffering from treatment resistant major depression

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other axis I diagnosis
  • Risk factors for convulsions
  • Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the last 9 months
  • History of drug abuse in the past year
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00445237

Shalvata MHC
Hod Hasharon, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shalvata Mental Health Center
Principal Investigator: Hilik Levkovits Day care hospital director
  More Information Identifier: NCT00445237     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SH-505
Study First Received: March 7, 2007
Last Updated: February 4, 2009

Keywords provided by Shalvata Mental Health Center:
major depression

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 18, 2017