Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of Occipital Neuralgia and Transformed Migraine Using a C1-2-3 Subcutaneous Paddle Style Electrode: A Technical Report

Michael Y. Oh, Juan Ortega, J. Bradley Bellotte, Donald M. Whiting, Kenneth Aló

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Abstract

In this article we will discuss the treatment of Occipital Neuralgia (ON) and Transformed Migraine (TM) using a paddle style surgical stimulator lead. A paddle style electrode may have advantages to the cylindrical style in reducing migrations from cervical tension or anchor dislodgement. It should be considered in refractory "neuropathic" cervicocranial syndromes such as ON and TM before moving on to more aggressive surgical interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-112
Number of pages10
JournalNeuromodulation
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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