Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Use in Acute Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

When a certain area of the brain is injured, like in stroke, several events occur. One side of the body may become weak. This weakness is called hemiparesis and it may create difficulty in performing tasks like writing, eating, and walking. The weakness results from two sources: 1. death of some brain cells in the affected side (hemisphere) of the brain 2. exaggerated inhibitory signals from the...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 4 December 2015.

1 Sep 2013 26 Jul 2013 1 Mar 2015 1 Mar 2015 1 Dec 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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


  • James R Carey, PhD, PT