Bihemispheric Modulation of the Motor Cortex by Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Subacute Stroke Patients


Phase 1 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- subacute (2-4 weeks after stroke onset) patients
- first-time, unilateral, ischemic subcortical stroke in the middle cerebral artery territory
- mild to moderate hand weakness (MRC 2-4/5)

Exclusion Criteria

- cerebral cortex lesions
- containing metal implants (such as implanted electrodes, pacemakers)
- sensitive or fear of electromagnetic waves
- pregnant women
- history of alcohol or drug abuse
- history of seizures or epilepsy EEG recording
- other significant disease or neuropsychiatric disorders
- claustrophobia
- fixed dentures over two or more (enough to interfere with MEG signals)