The Use of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) to Enhance the Rehabilitative Effect of Vision Restoration Therapy

Completed

Phase 0 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of our study is to explore the efficacy of combination of brain stimulation with visual rehabilitation in patients with visual field loss resulting from brain lesions. It is shown that the effect of sensorimotor training of hand can be enhanced in patients with stroke using brain stimulation. We decided to explore this combination for visual field loss because visual dysfunction following brain...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 20 March 2012.

1 Nov 2007 14 Jun 2009 1 Dec 2010 1 Mar 2012 1 Mar 2012 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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

Contacts

  • Ela Bhatt, PT, PhD (1) Souzana Obretenova (2) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation 330 Brookline Ave KS-158 Boston, MA 02215 Phone (1): (617) 667-0367 Phone (2): (617) 667-0205 Email (1): ebhatt@bidmc.harvard.edu Email (2): sobreten@bidmc.harvard.edu

    ebhatt@bidmc.harvard.edu