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Vagus Nerve Stimulation

An adjunctive treatment for PARTIAL EPILEPSY and refractory DEPRESSION that delivers electrical impulses to the brain via the VAGUS NERVE. A battery implanted under the skin supplies the energy.
Also Known As:
Vagal Nerve Stimulation; Nerve Stimulation, Vagal; Nerve Stimulation, Vagus; Nerve Stimulations, Vagal; Nerve Stimulations, Vagus; Stimulation, Vagal Nerve; Stimulation, Vagus Nerve; Stimulations, Vagal Nerve; Stimulations, Vagus Nerve; Vagal Nerve Stimulations; Vagus Nerve Stimulations
Networked: 1195 relevant articles (150 outcomes, 148 trials/studies)

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Therapy Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Boon, Paul: 32 articles (12/2015 - 04/2002)
2. Vonck, Kristl: 31 articles (12/2015 - 04/2002)
3. Raedt, Robrecht: 15 articles (12/2015 - 06/2006)
4. De Herdt, Veerle: 15 articles (01/2015 - 09/2003)
5. George, Mark S: 15 articles (04/2008 - 07/2002)
6. Coimbra, Raul: 14 articles (08/2015 - 06/2010)
7. Vonck, K: 14 articles (12/2013 - 05/2000)
8. Boon, P: 14 articles (12/2013 - 05/2000)
9. Costantini, Todd W: 10 articles (08/2015 - 06/2010)
10. Bansal, Vishal: 10 articles (01/2015 - 06/2010)

Related Diseases

1. Epilepsy (Aura)
2. Seizures (Seizure)
3. Heart Failure
4. Partial Epilepsies (Epilepsy, Partial)
5. Burns

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
2. etiracetam (levetiracetam)
3. topiramate (Topamax)
4. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
5. Vigabatrin
6. tiagabine (Gabitril)
7. lamotrigine (Lamictal)
8. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium)
9. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
10. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Deep Brain Stimulation
2. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
3. Psychology Biofeedback (Biofeedback)
4. Relaxation Therapy
5. Vagotomy