Non-Invasive Electrical Stimulation of the Human Brain
This study is designed to allow researchers to use transelectrical stimulation to explore the function of the human nervous system and improve diagnosis of neurological disorders.
Transcranial electrical stimulation is a non-invasive technique that can be used to stimulate brain activity and gather information about brain function. Electrical stimulation involves placing electrodes on the scalp or skin and passing an electrical current between them. When this is done, an electrical field is created that activates areas of the brain that control muscles. Muscle activity as a result of the stimulation can be recorded and analyzed.
Nervous System Diseases
Spinal Cord Injuries
|Official Title:||Non-Invasive Stimulation of the Human Central Nervous System (Digitimer)|
|Study Start Date:||February 1986|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||February 2001|
This protocol application is written to permit us to use transcranial electrical stimulation, a safe and noninvasive method for activating the brain, spinal cord, or proximal nerves through the skin, in appropriate subjects. We will use this technique to explore the function of the human central and peripheral nervous system and to aid in the diagnosis of neurological disorders.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001216
|United States, Maryland|
|National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)|
|Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892|