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Human Studies


2020 May 06

Acta Neurochir (Wien)

Peripheral nerve stimulation registry for intractable migraine headache (RELIEF): a real-life perspective on the utility of occipital nerve stimulation for chronic migraine.


Ashkan K, Sokratous G, Göbel H, Mehta V, Gendolla A, Dowson A, Wodehouse T, Heinze A, Gaul C
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2020 May 06.
PMID: 32377948.


Migraine is common and ranked as the first cause of disability in people under fifty. Despite significant advances in its pharmacological treatment, it often remains intractable. Neuromodulation is one option considered in the management of those patients.