Assessment of Cortical Stimulation Combined With Rehabilitation to Enhance Recovery in Broca's Aphasia.


Phase 1 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The primary objective of this feasibility study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of targeted sub-threshold epidural cortical stimulation delivered concurrent with speech-language rehabilitation activities to enhance recovery in study subjects suffering from Broca's aphasia (the inability to speak or to organize the muscular movements for speech), following a stroke.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 19 September 2007.

1 Dec 2004 12 Sep 2005 Unavailable 1 Sep 2007 1 Sep 2007 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Single Blind
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • Nawzer Mehta, PhD Northstar Neuroscience 2401 Fourth Avenue, Suite 300 Seattle, WA 98121 Tel: (800) 896-4312 Fax: (206) 728-1497