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Electrical stimulation treatment of hypotension

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The present invention includes methods and devices for treating hypotension, such as in cases of shock, including septic shock, anaphylactic shock and hypovolemia. The method includes the step of applying at least one electrical impulse to at least one selected region of a parasympathetic nervous system of the patient. The electrical impulse is sufficient to modulate one or more nerves of the parasympathetic nervous system to increase the ratio of blood pressure to heart rate and relieve the condition and/or extend the patient's life.

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ELECTROCORE, LLCMORRIS PLAINS, NJ63

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Errico, Joseph P Green Brook, US 286 14564
Mendez, Steven Brookside, US 41 831
Simon, Bruce Mountain Lakes, US 38 801

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