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2021 Jul

Pain Physician



Sphenopalatine Ganglion versus Greater Occipital Nerve Blocks in Treating Post-Dural Puncture Headache after Spinal Anesthesia for Cesarean Section: A Randomized Clinical Trial.


Youssef H A, Abdel-Ghaffar H S, Mostafa M F, Abbas Y H, Mahmoud A O, Herdan R A
Pain Physician. 2021 Jul; 24(4):E443-E451.
PMID: 34213869.


Despite being invasive, with serious complications, epidural blood patch (EBP) is still considered the gold standard therapy for Post Dural Puncture Headache (PDPH). The use of Peripheral nerve blocks for PDPH are studied here.