Vagal Nerve Stimulation - VNS uses intermittent stimulation of the left vagus nerve in the neck to reduce the frequency and intensity of seizures. A pacemaker like generator is surgically placed under the skin in the chest with a stimulating lead attached to the vagus nerve. The stimulator frequency is tailored on an individual basis.
Video EEG telemetry - See Telemetry – video EEG
vulnerable - Susceptible to physical or emotional injury.