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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of Subacute Stroke Survivors

From: Neurophysiological signatures of hand motor response to dual-transcranial direct current stimulation in subacute stroke: a TMS and MEG study

No/lesion Age/Sex Post-stroke (d) NIHSS
2-4w
mRS
2-4w
MRC
ECR
FMA-UE ARAT rMT
(%)
MEP
(μV)
iSP
(ms)
SICI
(ratio)
1 /L 67/M 28 2 4 4 63 56 50/47 85/134 62/52 0.31/0.39
2 /R 68/F 14 1 4 3 62 57 39/38 312/677 72/52 0.18/0.25
3 /L 41/F 25 6 4 3 49 24 90/47 52/1710 NA/56 0.43/0.51
4 /R 31/M 23 1 4 4 63 57 36/31 145/468 77/78 0.25/0.23
5 /R 76/M 22 1 2 4 64 57 38/38 294/628 82/77 0.43/0.46
6 /R 66/M 20 4 3 3 24 3 42/35 912/561 84/72 0.46/0.22
7 /R 75/F 15 5 4 4 43 38 63/49 244/628 69/61 0.38/0.24
8 /L 70/M 19 2 4 3 32 6 36/30 645/2196 90/67 0.11/0.32
9 /L 44/F 23 2 4 3 60 56 45/39 157/996 92/47 0.26/0.19
10/L 56/F 18 1 3 4 64 57 42/41 297/638 84/52 0.32/0.35
11/R 56/M 15 1 3 4 64 57 30/32 613/648 79/53 0.21/0.30
12/L 60/F 14 0 2 4 61 57 40/33 388/721 64/62 0.12/0.24
13/L 63/M 28 2 3 4 53 32 100/45 70/787 NA/NA NA/0.28
14/R 62/F 26 5 3 4 61 57 52/46 101/838 74/64 0.45/0.27
15/R 66/F 28 5 4 3 28 6 46/39 160/1309 93/68 0.40/0.61
16/R 61/M 18 3 3 4 43 48 88/46 109/976 79/64 NA/0.38
17/R 76/F 28 1 1 4 60 57 51/39 346/1060 77/74 0.28/0.46
18/L 61/M 28 5 4 3 40 20 38/32 154/2069 118/64 0.22/0.27
8 L/10R 63 (57–68)
9 M/9F
23 (18–28) 2 (1–5) 4 (3–4) 4 (3–4) 60 (43–63) 56 (26–57)     
  1. NIHSS National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale, mRS Modified Rankin Scale, MRC Medical Research Council scale of the extensor carpi radialis (ECR) muscle strength, FMA-UE Fugl-Meyer Assessment - Upper Extremity, ARAT Action Research Arm Test, d Days, w Weeks. The individual electrophysiologic measurements using transcranial magnetic stimulation were recorded from the affected/unaffected ECR, including rMT: resting motor threshold (% of maximum stimulator output); MEP Motor evoked potential, iSP Ipsilateral silent period, SICI Short-interval intracortical inhibition. NA Not accessible (recordable), M Male, F Female, R Right hemisphere, L Left hemisphere. The group values represent the median (interquartile range)