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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 29
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000434662
EISBN: 978-3-318-02809-6
... Abstract Occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) continues to be investigated for the treatment of refractory chronic migraine. Results from case series and from prospective, sham-controlled clinical trials remain inconclusive regarding the efficacy of ONS for migraine treatment. Safety...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323034
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Subcutaneous occipital nerve region stimulation is becoming an important part of the overall treatment regimen for a number of chronic headache syndromes refractory to nonsurgical, medical management. A combination of improved device technology and methodology, further understanding...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323042
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) has been used for the treatment of various neuropathic pain disorders, including occipital neuralgia, for the patients who failed less-invasive therapeutic approaches. Several different mechanisms of pain relief were proposed when PNS is used to treat...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323043
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Occipital nerve stimulation may provide pain relief for patients with otherwise refractory primary headache disorders. While this treatment modality remains an off-label use of spinal cord stimulator technology, a growing body of literature documents surgical techniques, stimulation...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323044
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Chronic occipital and suboccipital headache is a common symptom in patients with Chiari I malformation (CMI). These headaches may persist despite appropriate surgical treatment of the underlying pathology via suboccipital decompression, duraplasty and related procedures. Occipital...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 23
Published: 13 March 2009
10.1159/000210051
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9078-5
... of their biological behavior and clinical outcomes difficult. Here, we describe the surgical techniques and results of an occipital transtentorial approach for PPTs together with the results in the clinicopathological study of PPTs. Since 1982, we have treated 93 patients with pineal region tumors, including 17 PPTs...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
...References References 1. Weiner R, Reed K: Peripheral neurostimulation for control of intractable occipital neuralgia. Neuromodulation 1999;2:217–221. 2. Slavin KV, Colpan ME, Munawar N, Wess C, Nersesyan H: Trigeminal and occipital peripheral nerve stimulation for craniofacial pain...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000509622
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract The introduction of peripheral neuromodulation to treat headache and facial pain two decades ago opened up the field to non-neurosurgical practitioners, given the relatively low risk and technical ease of the procedure. These procedures, primarily occipital nerve stimulation (ONS...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
...References References 1. Schwedt TJ, Dodick DW, Hentz J, Trentman TL, Zimmerman RS: Occipital nerve stimulation for chronic headache: long- term safety and efficacy. Cephalalgia 2007;27:153-157 2. Magis D, Allena M, Bolla M, De Pasqua V, Remacle JM, Schoenen J: Occipital nerve stimulation...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... 4. Weiner RL, Reed KL: Peripheral neurostimulation for control of intractable occipital neuralgia. Neuromodulation 1999;2:217-221 5. Oh MY, Ortega J, Bellotte JB, Whiting DM, Aló K: Peripheral nerve stimulation for the treatment of occipital neuralgia and transformed migraine using a C1– 2–3...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
10.1159/000323890
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
... Abstract Extremely high prevalence among general population along with the high percentage of treatment-refractory cases makes migraine headaches one of the potentially largest indications for neuromodulation. Cranial peripheral nerve stimulation targeting the occipital nerve(s) alone...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 24 March 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9489-9
...References References 1. Silberstein SD, Lipton RB, Goadsby PJ: Headache in Clinical Practice. 2 London, Martin Dunitz, 2002; 2. Weiner RL, Aló KM: Occipital neurostimulation for treatment of intractable headache syndromes. (eds) Krames E, Peckham PH, Rezai AR: Neuromodulation London...