What is the role of DBS in the treatment of chronic paroxysmal hemicrania (CPH)?

Updated: Jun 12, 2019
  • Author: Monica Saini, MD, MBBS; more...
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Deep brain stimulation (DBS), targeting the posterior hypothalamus, has been used to treat patients with chronic, medically refractory TACs (CH, PH and SUNCT), achieving a response rate of around 60%. [28]


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