Tag Archives: Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Hacking the nervous system

© Job Boot Hacking the nervous system One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric. By Gaia Vince. 26 May 2015 When Maria Vrind, … Continue reading

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"I don’t understand…please explain it to me?" VNS Therapy for depression.

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 5:01 AMSubject: “I don’t understand…please explain it to me?” VNS Therapy for depression. From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 4:53 AMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States … Continue reading

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Medicare/Medicaid coverage for VNS Therapy depression patients implanted prior to May 4, 2007.

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Monday, May 11, 2015 2:14 PMTo: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean Cavanaugh, CMS – Deputy Administrator & Director; Dr. Patrick Conway – Acting Deputy Administrator for … Continue reading

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UT Southwestern Among Sites to Test Implant Device’s Ability to Restore Arm Function Post-Stroke

UT Southwestern Among Sites to Test Implant Device’s Ability to Restore Arm Function Post-Stroke Published on May 8, 2015 A recent university news release from UT Southwestern Medical Center reports that the center will be one of three national sites … Continue reading

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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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