What is the role of occipital nerve stimulation in the treatment of chronic paroxysmal hemicrania (CPH)?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Monica Saini, MD, MBBS; more...
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Occipital nerve stimulation was demonstrated to be effective in one patient, with a follow-up of more than 10 years. Patient reported a sustained efficacy of >50% reduction in attack frequency, with complete resolution at final follow-up such that indomethacin could be discontinued. [27]


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