Occipital Nerve Stimulation
Occipital nerve stimulation is an effective treatment option for chronic headache and leads to a better response rate in short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headaches compared with chronic migraine.
Sixty and 35 percent of patients achieved a 30 and 50% reduction, respectively, in headache days and/or pain intensity.
Use of neurostimulation devices is associated with a number of drawbacks, including high costs and the potential for procedurally related complications such as lead migration and infection.
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