A Study of tDCS for Swallowing Difficulties in Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria
- Subjects who have diagnosed as primary stroke by physician's physical exam or radiologic diagnosis
- Subjects who have cortical or subcortical brain lesion
- Subjects who was diagnosed as stroke within 6 months
- Subjects ages from 18years to 80years old
- Subjects who have less than 5 points of DOSS score due to swallowing difficulty from CNS injury
- Subjects who is possible to receive swallowing function intervention 5 days a week
- Subjects who understand the purpose of the study and acquired the consent of the patient or caregiver
- Subjects who had no effect from brain stimulation or electrical stimulation therapy
Exclusion Criteria
- Subjects who have pre-existing and active major neurological disease
- Subjects who have pre-existing and active major psychiatric disease, such as major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disease, or dementia
- Subjects who have brain lesion except cortex or subcortex area
- Subjects who have any metal component after brain surgery, low threshold to pain, history of seizure
- Subjects who is estimated as not appropriate for the study by the investigators