Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation

Completed

Phase 4 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- diagnosed as first onset intracerebral haemorrhage or infarction (according to ICD-10 I61.0-I61.6 or I63.3-I63.6, with or without I69, i.e.: sequelae of cerebrovascular disease)
- between 15 and 60 days after the onset
- right handedness
- no previous neurological or psychiatric disorders
- positive transtemporal windows for bilateral middle, anterior, and posterior cerebral arteries insonation (according to the standards set by the Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonographic Device (TCD))
- NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) scores between 14 and 24
- not receiving rehabilitation before admission

Exclusion Criteria

- medical comorbidity preventing the patient undergoing the intervention
- preceding epileptic fits
- having metallic implants in the brain or a pacemaker
- history of surgery to the brain