The efficacy of vagal nerve stimulation in children with pharmacoresistant epilepsy: Practical experience at a Turkish tertiary referral center


ARHAN E., SERDAROĞLU A., Kurth G., Bilir E., Durdag E., Erdem A., ...More

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY, vol.14, no.4, pp.334-339, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2009.09.010
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.334-339
  • Keywords: Vagus nerve stimulation, Pharmacoresistant epilepsy, Children, Long-term efficacy, Safety, LONG-TERM, REFRACTORY EPILEPSY, THERAPY

Abstract

Background: Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is an effective therapy for pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Nevertheless, information regarding the long-term outcome of VNS in children is limited.