tDCS in Acute Stroke Patients "tDCS"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- age ≥ 18 years
- middle cerebral artery stroke confirmed by MRI
- neuroradiology: initial MRI with diffusion and perfusion sequences
- NIHSS scale between 4 and 25
- delay since the beginning of symptoms < 4h30
- intravenous thrombolysis treatment
- obtained consent
- patient affiliated or benefiting from the French national insurance

Exclusion Criteria

- pregnant woman
- contraindications for an MRI scan : heart pace-maker, patients who have a metallic foreign body (metal sliver) in their eye or in their brain.
- contraindications for the tDCS : scalp or forehead cutaneous lesion, history of intra-cranial surgery
- coma
- beginning of the symptoms cannot be precisely specified