Effectiveness of Greater Occipital Nerve Blocks in Migraine Prophylaxis


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İNAN N., Inan L. E. , COŞKUN Ö., TUNÇ T., Ilhan M.

NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY, vol.53, no.1, pp.45-48, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 53 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/npa.2015.10003
  • Journal Name: NOROPSIKIYATRI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF NEUROPSYCHIATRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-48
  • Keywords: Headache, migraine, prophylaxis, greater occipital nerve block, CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE, INJECTION, ALLODYNIA, EFFICACY

Abstract

Introduction: Peripheral nerve blocks have been used in primary headache treatment since a long time. In this study, we aimed to examine the efficiency of greater occipital nerve (GON) block in migraine prophylaxis.