Search for dissertations about: "vagus nerve stimulation"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words vagus nerve stimulation.

  1. 1. Effects of Vagus Nerve Stimulation and Ketogenic Diet on Quality of Life and Changes in EEG and Sleep

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Tove Hallböök; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; neuropsykologi; vagus nerve stimulation; Neurologi; neurophysiology; neuropsychology; Neurology; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; behaviour; attention; ketogenic diet; delta power; slow wave sleep; REM; mood; sleep; quality of life; EEG; seizure frequency; spike detection; children; neurofysiologi; Pediatri; epilepsy; Pediatrics;

    Abstract : When anti-epileptic drugs fail, and epilepsy surgery is found unfeasible or ineffective, there remains a group of at least 25% of children with epilepsy in whom seizure control cannot be achieved. Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is an adjunctive treatment for medically refractory epilepsy. READ MORE

  2. 2. EPILEPSY AND CHILDHOOD AUTISM - with special reference to neuropsychiatric aspects on surgical interventions for medically intractable epilepsy

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Susanna Danielsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; epilepsy; autism; epilepsy surgery; psychopathology; VNS; treatment outcome; children; cognition;

    Abstract : Epilepsy is much more common in individuals with autism than in the general population. The extent to which epilepsy influences the outcome of autism is poorly understood. Many children with medically intractable epilepsy have neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. READ MORE