L.J.J.C. Wagener-Schimmel

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INTRODUCTION Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is thought to have a cumulative effect in time on seizure frequency reduction. There also might be other variables than reduction of seizure frequency in order to determine VNS efficacy. In this study we describe the long-term outcome of the first group of vagus nerve stimulation patients with pharmacoresistant(More)
OBJECTIVES Few adverse events on heart rate have been reported with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for refractory epilepsy. We describe three cases with intraoperative bradycardia during device testing. PATIENTS AND METHODS At our hospital 111 patients have received a VNS system. Intraoperative device testing is performed under ECG-monitoring. We reviewed(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the mechanism and first results of vagus nerve stimulation at the Medisch Spectrum Twenty, the Netherlands, for the treatment of patients with drug-resistant epilepsy. DESIGN Descriptive retrospective. METHOD Fifteen patients, 8 male and 7 female, aged 18-45 years with drug-resistant epilepsy, who were not eligible for surgical(More)
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