Medline ® Abstract for Reference 114
of 'Convulsive status epilepticus in adults: Treatment and prognosis'
Vagal nerve stimulation for status epilepticus.
Winston KR, Levisohn P, Miller BR, Freeman J
Pediatr Neurosurg. 2001;34(4):190.
Refractory generalized convulsive status epilepticus in a 13-year-old boy was halted by left vagal nerve stimulation. Over the next 1.5 years, seizures have continued at a rate and severity which is significantly better than it had been in the year before insertion of the stimulator.
Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and The Children's Hospital, Denver, Colo., USA.