Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Combined With Sensory Cueing on Unilateral Neglect in Subacute Patients With Right Hemispheric Stroke


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Diagnosis of right-hemispheric stroke
- Duration since onset of more than one week
- Presenting with unilateral neglect, confirmed by the conventional subtests of the BIT with cutoff scores of 129
- First-ever stroke, or unilateral neglect as the consequence of the last stroke
- Being aged 18 or over
- Mini Mental State Examination score of ≥17
- Giving written consent to participate.

Exclusion Criteria

- Duration since onset of stroke of more than six months
- Medically unstable
- Epileptic seizures, unconsciousness, or intracranial hypertension
- Serious heart disease
- Gravid
- Severe aphasia so as to have difficulty understanding the therapists' instructions
- Metal implants in vivo