Low-frequency Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields (ELF-MF) as Treatment for Acute Ischemic Stroke "I-NIC"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The main purpose of this multicentric, prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study is the validation of pulsed ELF-MF stimulation as non-invasive and safe tool to promote recovery in acute ischemic stroke patients. 124 patients with acute ischemic stroke will be recruited and randomly assigned to real or sham group. Patients will be stimulated with pulsed ELF-MF (75 Hz, 1,8 mT), for 120 min ...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 16 September 2016.

1 Apr 2016 27 Apr 2016 1 May 2019 1 May 2019 1 Sep 2016 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • VIncenzo Di Lazzaro, MD

  • Fioravante Capone, MD