rTMS Study to Improve Functional Performance for Patients With Stroke


Phase 3 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- unilateral hemiplegia caused by the stroke,
- first ever stroke,
- time since stroke: 10-90 days,
- age: 18-80 y/o,
- Functional ambulation classification (FAC): 0-2,

Exclusion Criteria

- contraindication to TMS (eg, pacemaker, seizure history, pregnancy),
- cranial metal implants
- intracranial hemorrhage associated with tumor or arteriovenous malformation, craniotomy
- able to complete Timed Up and Go (TUG) test within 2 minutes
- unable to walk normally before the stroke
- those whose motor evoked potentials (MEP) of M1-UH were absent in the pretest