Greater occipital nerve block in migraine prophylaxis: Narrative review

Inan L. E. , İNAN N., Unal-Artik H. A. , Atac C., Babaoglu G.

CEPHALALGIA, vol.39, no.7, pp.908-920, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0333102418821669
  • Journal Name: CEPHALALGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.908-920
  • Keywords: Greater occipital nerve block, migraine, EFFICACY, STIMULATION, HEADACHES, PAIN
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives The importance and popularity of peripheral nerve block procedures have increased in the treatment of migraine. Greater occipital nerve (GON) block is a commonly used peripheral nerve block method, and there are numerous researches on its use in migraine treatment.