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Vagus Nerve Stimulation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Tree Number(s)
E02.331.900
Unique ID
D055536
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055536
Scope Note
An adjunctive treatment for PARTIAL EPILEPSY and refractory DEPRESSION that delivers electrical impulses to the brain via the VAGUS NERVE. A battery implanted under the skin supplies the energy.
Entry Term(s)
Vagal Nerve Stimulation
Previous Indexing
Electric Stimulation (1967-2008)
Electric Stimulation Therapy (1990-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2015/07/06
Vagus Nerve Stimulation Preferred
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