Vagus nerve stimulation for chronic major depressive disorder: 12-month outcomes in highly treatment-refractory patients

David Christmas (Lead / Corresponding author), J. Douglas Steele, Serenella Tolomeo, M. Sam Eljamel, Keith Matthews

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    Abstract

    There are limited treatment options for patients with chronic, treatment-refractory major depression who do not respond to routinely-available treatments. Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS) may represent an alternative to ablative neurosurgery for a specific group of patients.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1221-1225
    JournalJournal of Affective Disorders
    Volume150
    Issue number3
    Early online date29 Jun 2013
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2013

    Keywords

    • Major depressive disorder
    • chronic depression
    • vagus nerve stimulation

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