Vagus nerve stimulation for depression

Record ID 32014000377
English
Authors' recomendations: 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.
Details
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Contact
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
Contact Name: saleinfo@hayesinc.com
Contact Email: saleinfo@hayesinc.com
Copyright: 2013 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc
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