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Cyberonics Says NYU Langone Medical Center Study Demonstrates VNS Therapy Is Safe And Effective Treatment For Refractory Epilepsy - Quick Facts

Cyberonics, Inc. (CYBX) said NYU Langone Medical Center study showed that VNS Therapy is safe and effective treatment for refractory epilepsy.

According to the company, the results showed a more than 50% reduction in seizure frequency occurred in 64.6% of patients and 42.1% of patients experienced more than a 70% reduction in seizure frequency. Patients who had failed intracranial epilepsy procedures prior to VNS Therapy had similar outcomes to those who did not have prior surgery. However, there were no significant differences in efficacy between adults and children.

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