Neuroanatomic and clinical correspondences: acupuncture and vagus nerve stimulation.

  title={Neuroanatomic and clinical correspondences: acupuncture and vagus nerve stimulation.},
  author={Marco Antonio Helio da Silva and Peter P T Dorsher},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  volume={20 4},
BACKGROUND The use of surgically implanted electronic devices for vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is expanding in contemporary allopathic medical practice as a treatment option for selected clinical conditions, such as epilepsy, depression, tremor, and pain conditions, that are unresponsive to standard pharmacologic interventions. Although VNS device surgeries are considered minimally invasive, they are costly and have surgical and device-related risks; they can also cause serious adverse effects… CONTINUE READING
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