Monthly Archives: April 2015

VNS Therapy for Depression – "to hang on their individual desks and walls so that they finally get the message"

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Friday, April 24, 2015 2:56 AMTo: Dr. Patrick Conway – Acting Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, CMS Chief Medical OfficerCc: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean … Continue reading

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Device-based autonomic modulation in arrhythmia patients: the role of vagal nerve stimulation.

AbstractCurr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2015 May;17(5):379. doi: 10.1007/s11936-015-0379-9. Device-based autonomic modulation in arrhythmia patients: the role of vagal nerve stimulation. Huang WA1, Shivkumar K, Vaseghi M. Author information 1UCLA Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, University of California, 100 Medical Plaza, Suite … Continue reading

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Relationship of vocal cord paralysis to the coil diameter of vagus nerve stimulator leads.

J Neurosurg. 2015 Mar;122(3):532-5. doi: 10.3171/2014.10.JNS14640. Epub 2014 Dec 19. Relationship of vocal cord paralysis to the coil diameter of vagus nerve stimulator leads. Robinson LC1, Winston KR. Author information 1Department of Neurosurgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora; … Continue reading

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VNS Therapy for Depression – Another taste of governmental bureaucracy and its ineptitude…

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 11:02 AMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean Cavanaugh, CMS – Deputy Administrator & Director; Courtney Turner; Davonda Roberts – Nurse Consultant, HHS/CMSSubject: … Continue reading

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Vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant mood disorders: a long-term naturalistic study.

BMC Psychiatry. 2015 Mar 31;15(1):64. Vagus nerve stimulation for treatment-resistant mood disorders: a long-term naturalistic study. Albert U1, Maina G2, Aguglia A3, Vitalucci A4, Bogetto F5, Fronda C6, Ducati A7, Lanotte M8. Author information 1Rita Levi Montalcini Department of Neuroscience, … Continue reading

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