Anodal and Cathodal Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Stroke Recovery "tDCS"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study will to compare the long-term effect of anodal versus cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) on motor recovery in subacute stroke patients. Forty patients with subacute ischemic stroke will randomly assigned to one of three groups: Anodal, Cathodal and Sham. Each group will receive tDCS at an intensity of 2mA for 25 minutes daily for 6 consecutive days over the affected...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 16 May 2012.

1 Jan 2011 11 May 2012 1 May 2012 1 Jun 2012 1 May 2012 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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