Journal article

The International Neuromodulation Registry: An Informatics Framework Supporting Cohort Discovery and Analysis.

David M Hedges, John C Hegman, Jefferson R Brown, Jack T Wilburn, Brian E Chapman, Christopher R Butson

Front Neuroinform | Frontiers Media SA | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background: Neuromodulation therapies, such as deep brain stimulation (DBS), spinal cord stimulation (SCS), responsive neurostimulation (RNS), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), transcranial direct stimulation (tDCS), and vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) are used to treat neurological and psychiatric conditions for patients who have failed to benefit from other treatment approaches. Although generally effective, seemingly similar cases often have very different levels of effectiveness. While there is ongoing interest in developing predictors, it can be difficult to aggregate the necessary data from limited cohorts of patients at individual treatment centers. Objective: In order to increas..

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