Safety and efficacy of Vagus Nerve Stimulation in treatment-resistant depression. A systematic review.

@article{Daban2008SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of Vagus Nerve Stimulation in treatment-resistant depression. A systematic review.},
  author={Claire Daban and Anabel Mart{\'i}nez-Ar{\'a}n and N{\'u}ria Cruz and Eduard Vieta},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={110 1-2},
  pages={1-15}
}
OBJECTIVE The main objective of this review of the literature was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) in treatment-resistant depression (TRD) by means of systematic review and meta-analysis. METHODS A systematic review of the literature was made using the major databases (Medline, Psychological Abstracts, Current Contents), beginning in January 2000 and ending in September 2007. Ninety-eight references were found, but only 18 add-on studies met the required… CONTINUE READING

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