Vagus nerve stimulation: Outcome and predictors of seizure freedom in long-term follow-up

@article{Ghaemi2010VagusNS,
  title={Vagus nerve stimulation: Outcome and predictors of seizure freedom in long-term follow-up},
  author={Kazem Ghaemi and Alaa Eldin Elsharkawy and Reinhard Schulz and Matthias Hoppe and Tilman Polster and Heinz Wolfgang Pannek and A. Niederle M. Ebner},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={264-268}
}
OBJECTIVES To present long-term outcome and to identify predictors of seizure freedom after vagus nerve stimulation (VNS). METHODS All patients who had undergone VNS implantation in the Epilepsy Centre Bethel were retrospectively reviewed. There were 144 patients who had undergone complete presurgical evaluation, including detailed clinical history, magnetic resonance imaging, and long-term video-EEG with ictal and interictal recordings. After implantation, all patients were examined at… CONTINUE READING
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