Vagus Nerve and Vagus Nerve Stimulation, a Comprehensive Review: Part I.

@article{Yuan2016VagusNA,
  title={Vagus Nerve and Vagus Nerve Stimulation, a Comprehensive Review: Part I.},
  author={Hsiangkuo Yuan and Stephen David Silberstein},
  journal={Headache},
  year={2016},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={71-8}
}
The vagus nerve (VN), the "great wondering protector" of the body, comprises an intricate neuro-endocrine-immune network that maintains homeostasis. With reciprocal neural connections to multiple brain regions, the VN serves as a control center that integrates interoceptive information and responds with appropriate adaptive modulatory feedbacks. While most VN fibers are unmyelinated C-fibers from the visceral organs, myelinated A- and B-fiber play an important role in somatic sensory, motor… CONTINUE READING

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