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… (More)
National Institutes of Health

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1947-2018
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is an antiepileptic treatment, which has recently shown promise as an antidepressant. Yet, its… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Anticonvulsant and antidepressant medications have demonstrated efficacy in migraine treatment. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) has gained increasing acceptance for treatment of drug-resistant seizures. The aim of this study… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) was shown to reduce seizure frequency in refractory epilepsy patients in two pilot studies. Based… (More)
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