Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to Improve Speech in Aphasia

Completed

Phase 2 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to examine whether repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) can be used to improve speech in chronic stroke patients with aphasia. Aphasia patients can have problems with speech production. The rTMS procedure allows painless, noninvasive stimulation of human cortex from outside the head. Chronic aphasia patients have been observed in our functional magnetic resonance...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 29 January 2015.

1 Jul 2002 24 Jan 2008 1 Jun 2013 1 Jun 2013 1 Jan 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

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

Contacts

  • Ethan Treglia, MA CCC-SLP Phone: 857-364-2631 Email: etreglia@bu.edu

    etreglia@bu.edu