tVNS Attenuates the Acute Inflammatory Response

Link – Transcutaneous Stimulation of Auricular Branch of the Vagus Nerve Attenuates the Acute Inflammatory Response After Lung Lobectomy. Abstract OBJECTIVES: Systemic inflammation is a potentially debilitating complication of thoracic surgeries with significant physical and economic morbidity. There is compelling evidence for the role of the central nervous system in regulating inflammatory processes through humoral mechanisms. Activation […]

Vagus nerve stimulation parameters alter inflammation.

Link – Specific vagus nerve stimulation parameters alter serum cytokine levels in the absence of inflammation. Abstract Background: Electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves is a widely used technique to treat a variety of conditions including chronic pain, motor impairment, headaches, and epilepsy. Nerve stimulation to achieve efficacious symptomatic relief depends on the proper selection of […]