Intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation After Acute Stroke


Phase 1/2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Patients with first-ever, subacute (between 2-4 weeks post-stroke), monohemispheric ischemic stroke within the middle cerebral artery (MCA) territory, and mild to moderate hand paresis (NIHSS motor arm score 1-2) are enrolled.

Exclusion Criteria

- age over 75, severe hand paresis without detectable active motor threshold (aMT) of the extensor carpi radialis (ECR), seizure history (clinical or EEG abnormalities), psychosis, aphasia, apraxia, concomitant neurological diseases or severe systemic diseases (e.g. sepsis, advanced malignancy, hepatic or renal failure.