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ANA Investigates

Nov 15, 2021

Some patients with medically refractory epilepsy are offered surgeries to implant devices that electrically stimulate the nervous system and actually modulate neural networks over time. On this episode of ANA Investigates, Dr. Vikram Rao of the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences discusses how these neurostimulation devices can reduce seizure burden, along with a range of other potential benefits.‌ Series 3, Episode 1.


  • Guest: Dr. Vikram Rao, epileptologist and Associate Professor of Neurology at the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
  • Interviewer & Producer: Dr. Rohit Das, epileptologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center‌‌
  • Disclosures: Dr. Rao disclosed the following relevant relationships for CME purposes: NeuroPace-Consultant; LivaNova-Scientific Advisory Board