By K.V. Slavin
Between neuromodulation approaches, electric stimulation of peripheral nerves (PNS) is likely one of the such a lot underappreciated modality. even though PNS is used for all types of health conditions, starting from power neuropathic ache and headache to epilepsy, melancholy, high blood pressure and middle failure, its significance is usually overshadowed by way of spinal twine stimulation and deep mind stimulation. whereas the sooner model of this booklet dealt solely with a number of soreness syndromes, this new quantity covers the total spectrum of PNS functions. Written via famous experts of their respective fields, the chapters of this identify describe using PNS within the administration of neurological, psychiatric, otorhinolaryngological, cardiovascular, pulmonary, colorectal and genitourinary problems. to mirror the complexity of the regulatory technique, the e-book ends with a unique bankruptcy devoted to the present kingdom of approval of other PNS units. This publication should be of significant worth to all those that take care of neuromodulation, together with clinicians who pick out PNS applicants, surgeons and different experts who implant PNS units, and researchers and engineers who paintings on making the stimulators more secure and more suitable.
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Prog Neurol Surg. 1159/000434653) Slavin KV (ed): Stimulation of the Peripheral Nervous System. The Neuromodulation Frontier. Prog Neurol Surg. 1159/000434654) Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Epilepsy: An Evidence-Based Approach Arthur Cukiert Epilepsy Surgery Program, Clinica de Epilepsia de Sao Paulo and Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, ABC Faculty of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil Abstract Medical treatment of seizures yields a satisfactory response in 75–80% of the patients; resective epilepsy surgery is a therapeutic option for those patients who are refractory to drug therapy, but there is still a considerable portion (20–30%) of patients who are ineligible for surgery or failed surgery.
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