Effects of vagus nerve stimulation on heart rate variability in children with epilepsy

HIRFANOĞLU T., SERDAROĞLU A., Cetin I., KURT G., Capraz İ., EKİCİ F., ...More

EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR, vol.81, pp.33-40, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 81
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.01.036
  • Journal Name: EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-40
  • Keywords: Vagus nerve stimulation, Heart rate variability, Epilepsy, Children, REFRACTORY EPILEPSY, THERAPY
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) on heart ratevariability (HRV) in children with epilepsy.