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2021 Aug

Pain Physician



Verification of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Success Using Transcranial Doppler in Management of Patients with Postdural.


Sphenopalatine ganglion block (SPGB) is traditionally advised in the management of head and neck pain. Since SPGB is a minimally invasive, repeatable, and simple technique, SPGB should be tried first in the management of postdural puncture headaches (PDPH). Verification of the block's success in diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic nerve blocks, is of paramount importance in pain management.