Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 1048–1049 | Cite as

Treatment of persistent hiccups with transcutaneous phrenic and vagal nerve stimulation

  • Sebastian Schulz-StübnerEmail author
  • Franz Kehl


Rocuronium Phrenic Nerve Critical Care Unit Vagal Nerve Stimulation Phrenic Nerve Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Klinik für Anästhesie und IntensivmedizinStädtisches Klinikum KarlsruheKarlsruheGermany

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