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What is vagus nerve stimulation?

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Dr. Steven Croft
Neurology
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In brief: Seizure Treatment

Vagus nerve stimulation involves the surgical implantation of a small device, similar to a pacemaker, in the chest with wires under the skin which are wrapped around the vagus nerve in the neck.
Vns has been found effective in the treatment of some patients with seizures.

In brief: Seizure Treatment

Vagus nerve stimulation involves the surgical implantation of a small device, similar to a pacemaker, in the chest with wires under the skin which are wrapped around the vagus nerve in the neck.
Vns has been found effective in the treatment of some patients with seizures.
Dr. Steven Croft
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
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In brief: Depression treatment

A form of treatment where small electrical pulses are applied to your vagus nerve in your neck as it travels to your brain.
It is used for certain types of epilepsy and depression which is refractory to antidepressants.

In brief: Depression treatment

A form of treatment where small electrical pulses are applied to your vagus nerve in your neck as it travels to your brain.
It is used for certain types of epilepsy and depression which is refractory to antidepressants.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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