Comparison of single and repeated blockade of the greater occipital nerve in migraine treatment


Karadas O., Ozturk B., Inan L., İNAN N.

NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, vol.35, no.2, pp.97-101, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/nsn.2018.10290
  • Journal Name: NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-101
  • Keywords: Migraine, greater occipital nerve, occipital nerve blockade, headache, local anesthetic, HEADACHE, EFFICACY

Abstract

Objective: Migraine is a neurovascular syndrome that can be triggered by several conditions such as increased stress levels, sleep disorders, some foods, hormonal abnormalities, and weather changes. In this study, the efficacy of single and repetitive greater occipital nerve blockade on patients with migraine were investigated.