Vagus nerve stimulation for depression
Record ID 32014000377
Authors' recommendations: Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a therapy for treatment-resistant major depression and bipolar disorder in which an implanted generator, the neurocybernetic prosthesis, delivers electrical pulses to the cervical portion of the vagus nerve. The goal of VNS is to reduce the severity and/or duration of a depressive period.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
URL for published report: The report may be purchased from: http://www.hayesinc.com/hayes/crd/?crd=2320
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
- Depressive Disorder
- Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: 2013 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc
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