Short-interval intracortical inhibition as a function of inter-stimulus interval: Three methods compared

Tankisi H., CENGİZ B., Howells J., Samusyte G., Koltzenburg M., Bostock H.

BRAIN STIMULATION, vol.14, no.1, pp.22-32, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.brs.2020.11.002
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, BIOSIS, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.22-32
  • Keywords: Short-interval intracortical inhibition, Serial versus parallel threshold-tracking, TMS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Short-interval intracortical inhibition (SICI), as measured by threshold-tracking as a function of inter-stimulus interval (ISI), has been proposed as a useful biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), but its relationship to conventional amplitude measurements has not been established.