Vagus nerve stimulation in patients with Alzheimer's disease: Additional follow-up results of a pilot study through 1 year.

@article{Merrill2006VagusNS,
  title={Vagus nerve stimulation in patients with Alzheimer's disease: Additional follow-up results of a pilot study through 1 year.},
  author={Charley A Merrill and Michael A G Jonsson and Lennart Minthon and Hasse Ejnell and Hans C-son Silander and K Blennow and Mats Karlsson and Arto Nordlund and Sindre Rolstad and Siegbert Warkentin and Elinor Ben-Menachem and Magnus J.C. Sj{\"o}gren},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2006},
  volume={67 8},
  pages={1171-8}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive-enhancing effects of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) have been reported during 6 months of treatment in a pilot study of patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD). Data through 1 year of VNS (collected from June 2000 to September 2003) are now reported. METHOD All patients (N = 17) met the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke and the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association (NINCDS-ADRDA) criteria for probable AD. Responder… CONTINUE READING
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