Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Refractory Status Epilepticus?

Greb, Erik
March 2013
Neurology Reviews;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
The article focuses on part results obtained from a 10 year study conducted on 550 patients with epilepsy. The results showed that nerve simulation of vagus nerve may help epilepsy patients to gain better seizure control. Dean Christine, director at the Epilepsy Institute of North Carolina at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society said that patients with one year dose escalation of VNS had spike free intervals of electroencephalography (EEG).


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