Low-frequency Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation To Enhance Motor Recovery In The Subacute Phase After Stroke


Phase 1 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- First-ever ischemic stroke in the internal carotid artery territory confirmed by CT or MRI, 5-45 days before, leading to contralateral hand weakness
- Age, 18-80 years

Exclusion Criteria

- Cardiac pacemaker
- Pregnancy
- Implantable medication pump
- Intracranial hypertension
- History of seizures
- Metal in the head
- Decompressive surgery
- Other neurological diseases
- Shoulder pain
- Joint deformity in the paretic upper limb
- Severe chronic disease such as end-stage cancer or end-stage renal failure
- Inability to provide informed consent due to severe language or cognitive impairment