Continuous electrical brain stimulation helps patients with epilepsy

Posted by on September 20, 2016 2:01 am
Categories: health

When surgery and medication don’t help people with epilepsy, electrical stimulation of the brain has been a treatment of last resort. Unfortunately, typical approaches, such as vagal nerve stimulation or responsive nerve stimulation, rarely stop seizures altogether. But a new shows that seizures were suppressed in patients treated with continuous electrical stimulation.

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