Stimulators- Could a VNS, DBS, or RNS Help?

Have you wondered whether a vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) might help reduce the intensity of your child’s seizures? What about a responsive neurostimulator (RNS)? Deep brain stimulator (DBS)? This webinar shares extensive information and research on the effectiveness of these stimulators.

Our Caregiver Voice was Wendy Sunahara whose child, Shae, has both an RNS and a DBS

The panelists are:

Sandi K. Lam, MD, MBA is Division Head, Neurosurgery & Professor of Neurological Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Lam is a pediatric neurosurgeon and a leading specialist in pediatric epilepsy surgery at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Joyce Y. Wu, MD is Section Head of the Epilepsy Program in the Division of Neurology at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is also the Lorna S. and James P. Langdon Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy and is nationally recognized for her expertise and research in tuberous sclerosis complex.

This is a recording of the webinar “Could a VNS, RNS or DBS Help?,” which was held on October 27th, 2020.

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