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Clinical Study

The ABC of tDCS: Effects of Anodal, Bilateral and Cathodal Montages of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Patients with Stroke—A Pilot Study

Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of participants.

Patient (number-initial of surname)
1-A.2-R.3-A.4-S.5-B.6-D.M.7-O.8-R.9-V.Mean & S.D.

Age36275767823365377853.5 ± 20.7
Gender (male/female)FFMMMFMFM
Handedness (right/left)RRRRRRRRR
Type of lesion (hemorrhagic/ischaemic)IIIIIIIIH
Time after stroke (days)29364721322232102628.3 ± 10.4
Site of hemiparesis (right/left)RRLRLLRLR
Type of tDCS (anodal/bipolar/cathodal)BAAABCBCC
Sequence of stimulation (tDCS/Sham)T-ST-ST-SS-TS-TS-TT-ST-SS-T

Mean ± standard deviation of demographic characteristics and clinical features are reported. Abbreviations in the table above: M: male; F: female; R: right; L: left; H: hemorrhagic stroke; I: ischaemic stroke; A: Anodal; B: Bipolar; C: Cathodal; T: tDCS stimulation; S: sham stimulation; S.D.: standard deviation.

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