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Table 2 Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy Parameter Values

From: Pregnancy and delivery while receiving vagus nerve stimulation for the treatment of major depression: a case report

Parameter Value
  March 17, 1999 (beginning of stimulation) August 2001 During Pregnancy
Output current 0.50 mA 0.25 mA 0.25 mA
Signal frequency 20 Hz 20 Hz 20 Hz
Pulse width 500 μsec 250 μsec 250 μsec
Signal ON time 30 sec 30 sec 30 sec
Signal OFF time 5 min 5 min 5 min
  1. mA: milliamperes; Hz: Hertz; μsec: microseconds; sec: seconds