Vagal nerve stimulation for status epilepticus

Citation
Kr. Winston et al., Vagal nerve stimulation for status epilepticus, PED NEUROS, 34(4), 2001, pp. 190-192
Citations number
20
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Pediatrics
Journal title
PEDIATRIC NEUROSURGERY
ISSN journal
1016-2291 → ACNP
Volume
34
Issue
4
Year of publication
2001
Pages
190 - 192
Database
ISI
SICI code
1016-2291(200104)34:4<190:VNSFSE>2.0.ZU;2-0
Abstract
Refractory generalized convulsive status epilepticus in a 13-year-old boy w as halted by left vagal nerve stimulation. Over the next 1.5 years, seizure s have continued at a rate and severity which is significantly better than it had been in the year before insertion of the stimulator.