Parametric characterization of neural activity in the locus coeruleus in response to vagus nerve stimulation.


Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has emerged as a therapy to treat a wide range of neurological disorders, including epilepsy, depression, stroke, and tinnitus. Activation of neurons in the locus coeruleus (LC) is believed to mediate many of the effects of VNS in the central nervous system. Despite the importance of the LC, there is a dearth of direct evidence… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2016.12.005

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