Late LTP-like Plasticity Effects of tDCS in Subacute Stroke Patients


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Subacute stroke (within 1-3 weeks post stroke)
- Acute hemiparesis (Fugl-Meyer Stage < IV) with single thromboembolic non-hemorrhagic infarction documented by a neurologist
- Aged 18-79

Exclusion Criteria

- Absence of recordable MEPs from the ADM after TMS
- Absence of voluntary movement (Fugl-Meyer Stage < III)
- Head injury or the presence of intracranial metal or intracranial lesions
- History of cranial irradiation
- History of epilepsy
- Presence of a pacemaker
- Taking anticonvulsant or neuroleptic medication
- Substance abuse
- Inability to understand instructions
- History of psychiatric disorders