Vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy
Record ID 32010000957
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.
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