Last updated on February 2018

Effects of rTMS Based on Brain Activation During Language Performance in Stroke Patients With Non-fluent Aphasia

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Cerebrovascular accident | Aphasia
  • Age: Between 18 - 80 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18-80 yrs old
  • Right-handed
  • Radiologically confirmed left hemisphere stroke
  • Fluent in Korean
  • First ever stroke
  • More than 1 year from stroke onset
  • Non-fluent (motor-dominant) aphasia
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous medical histories of stroke, cerebral vascular operation, seizure
  • Patients with traumatic brain injury
  • Unable to perform the language task
  • Severe cognitive impairment (MMSE less than 16)
  • Skin lesion in the stimulation site of scalp
  • Metal implants in the body (cardiac pacemaker or aneurysm clip)
  • Pregnancy, Breastfeeding

Recruitment Status: Open

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