Impact of tDCS on Cerebral Autoregulation

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Trial Description

The aim of the study is to investigate whether there is a polarity-specific influence of tDCS on cerebral vasomotor reactivity monitored by transcranial doppler sonography.

Conditions

Interventions

  • Anodal tDCS Device
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Anodal tDCS
    Description: anaodal transcranial direct current stimulation
  • Cathodal tDCS Device
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Cathodal tDCS
    Description: cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation
  • Sham stimulation Device
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Sham tDCS
    Description: no stimulation
  • Sham tDCS Device
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Sham tDCS
    Description: no stimulation
  • Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation Device
    Other Names: (A-tDCS)
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Anodal tDCS
    Description: anaodal transcranial direct current stimulation
  • Cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation Device
    Other Names: tDCS
    ARM 1: Kind: Experimental
    Label: Cathodal tDCS
    Description: cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Basic Science
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Crossover Assignment

Outcomes

Type Measure Time Frame Safety Issue
Primary Cerebral vasomotor reactivity assessed by transcranial Dopplersonography on 3 days within 12 weeks No

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