A resting-state functional MRI study on the effect of vagal nerve stimulation on spontaneous regional brain activity in drug-resistant epilepsy patients

@article{Zhu2020ARF,
  title={A resting-state functional MRI study on the effect of vagal nerve stimulation on spontaneous regional brain activity in drug-resistant epilepsy patients},
  author={Jin Zhu and Cuiping Xu and Xi Zhang and Liang Qiao and Xueyuan Wang and Xiaohua Zhang and Xiao-ming Yan and Duanyu Ni and Tao Yu and Guojun Zhang and Yongjie Li},
  journal={Behavioural Brain Research},
  year={2020},
  volume={392}
}

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A systematic review of magnetic resonance imaging in patients with an implanted vagus nerve stimulation system

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Vagus nerve stimulation for conservative therapy-refractive epilepsy and depression.

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Vagus nerve stimulation in brain diseases: Therapeutic applications and biological mechanisms

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