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Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Known as: Stimulations, Vagal Nerve, Nerve Stimulation, Vagus, Nerve Stimulations, Vagal 
An adjunctive treatment for PARTIAL EPILEPSY and refractory DEPRESSION that delivers electrical impulses to the brain via the VAGUS NERVE. A battery… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
AIMS In chronic heart failure (CHF), reduced vagal activity correlates with increased mortality and acute decompensation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) alters both concentrations of neurotransmitters or their metabolites and functional… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Article abstractExperiments in acute and chronic animal models of epilepsy provide mechanistic insight into the acute abortive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
This open pilot study of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS™) in 60 patients with treatment-resistant major depressive episodes (MDEs… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) delivered by the NeuroCybernetic Prosthesis (NCP) System was examined for its potential… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To determine the long-term efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) for refractory seizures. VNS is a new treatment for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Neuromodulators associated with arousal modulate learning and memory, but most of these substances do not freely enter the brain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Objective: To perform an open-label, long-term efficacy and safety/tolerability study of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) of 454… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Although vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is now marketed throughout most of the world as a treatment for drug-resistant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Summary: Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) was shown to reduce seizure frequency in refractory epilepsy patients in two pilot studies… Expand
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