Vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy

Record ID 32010000957
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Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a treatment for epilepsy in which electrical pulses are delivered to the cervical portion of the vagus nerve by an implanted generator called a neurocybernetic prosthesis. The goal of VNS is to reduce the frequency and severity of seizures in patients with seizures that are refractory to medication.

Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2009
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • 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: 2010 Winifred S. Hayes, Inc
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