To determine the possible effects of repeated daily motor cortex rTMS on recovery of movement in patients with hemiplegia.
- Electrical stimulation Device
Intervention Desc: This category includes any form of electrical stimulation intended to improve motor function or pain after stroke.
Double-blind, randomized, single-center study.
All patients received standard physical and medical therapies (passive limb manipulation from the second day, increasing by the end of the first week to more active movements if patients improved function) plus anticoagulant low molecular weight heparin in the first week and then aspirin and notropic drugs.
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|Primary||Patients were assessed before and after treatment with Scandinavian Stroke Scale (SSS), NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS), Barthel Index scale (BI), resting motor threshold (RMT) of healthy side, and motor evoked potentials (MEPs) of healthy and hemiplegic sides.|