Radial Shock Waves for Functional Disability in Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

This is a double blind randomized clinical trial to evaluate the effect of radial shock waves on functional recovery of the upper limb of patients with sequelae of ischemic strokes in the territory of the middle cerebral artery. A total of 20 patients will be enrolled and will undergo motor, functional and cortical excitability evaluations before and after four weekly sessions of radial shockwaves. 5,000 pulses...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 13 November 2017.

1 Sep 2013 29 Sep 2016 1 Apr 2017 1 Jul 2017 1 Nov 2017 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

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


  • Marta Imamura, MD