Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients With Hemiplegic Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- stroke patients with motor weakness
- Medical research council (MRC) grade 0-4
- More than 2 weeks after stroke onset
- Age 18 years and older
- Able to provide consent for the protocol

Exclusion Criteria

- History of previous symptomatic stroke
- pregnant women
- Persons with surgically or traumatically implanted foreign bodies such as a pacemaker, an implanted medication pump, a metal plate in the skull, or metal inside the skull or eyes (other than dental appliances or fillings), intracardiac lines that may pose a physical hazard during magnetic stimulation will also be excluded
- Patients with history of seizure disorder or epilepsy
- Subjects without the capacity to give informed consent