Vagus nerve stimulation for depression: efficacy and safety in a European study

Schlaepfer, T E; Frick, C; Zobel, A; Maier, W; Heuser, I; Bajbouj, M; O'Keane, V; Corcoran, C; Adolfsson, R; Trimble, M; Rau, H; Hoff, H-J; Padberg, F; Müller-Siecheneder, F; Audenaert, K; Van den Abbeele, D; Matthews, K; Christmas, D; Stanga, Z. and Hasdemir, M (2008). Vagus nerve stimulation for depression: efficacy and safety in a European study. Psychological medicine, 38(5), pp. 651-61. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 10.1017/S0033291707001924

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Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) therapy is associated with a decrease in seizure frequency in partial-onset seizure patients. Initial trials suggest that it may be an effective treatment, with few side-effects, for intractable depression.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Clinical Nutrition

UniBE Contributor:

Stanga-Nodari, Zeno

Subjects:

600 Technology > 610 Medicine & health

ISSN:

0033-2917

ISBN:

18177525

Publisher:

Cambridge University Press

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:56

Last Modified:

01 Oct 2020 11:35

Publisher DOI:

10.1017/S0033291707001924

PubMed ID:

18177525

Web of Science ID:

000255474600007

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.23900

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/23900 (FactScience: 45069)

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