Tag: TAVNS and epilepsy

Lessons learned from transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation: Epilepsy

The author was kind enough to send me a copy of the full paper.  The upshot was that there was no statistically significant reduction at 28 days, but there was at 20 weeks.  The patients are getting hours of stim per day.  I wanted to underscore this take away. Because numerous parameters of brain stimulation…

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Transcutaneous Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation, implications as alternative to VNS for epilepsy

I’m linking to this abstract for reference.  I don’t have access to the actual article, but it reinforces the increasing interest in TAVNS. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2019 Nov;36(6):437-442. doi: 10.1097/WNP.0000000000000576. Transcutaneous Auricular Vagus Nerve Stimulation. Ellrich J1. Author information 1 Medical Faculty, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany. Abstract Invasive vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is an…

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