tDCS in MCS: Repeated Stimulations "tDCS in MCS"

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- post comatose patients
- patients in minimally conscious state
- patients with stable condition
- patients free of sedative drugs and Na+ or Ca++ blockers (e.g., carbamazepine) or NMDA receptor antagonist (e.g., dextromethorphan)

Exclusion Criteria

- premorbid neurology antecedent
- patients in coma or vegetative state
- patients < 3 months after the acute brain injury
- patients with a metallic cerebral implant or a pacemaker (in line with the safety criteria for tDCS in humans)