Efficacy of stellate ganglion block in the treatment of anxiety symptoms from combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: a case series.

@article{Alino2013EfficacyOS,
  title={Efficacy of stellate ganglion block in the treatment of anxiety symptoms from combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder: a case series.},
  author={Justin Alino and Donald Kosatka and Brian Mclean and Kenneth S. Hirsch},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={178 4},
  pages={e473-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Report the efficacious use of stellate ganglion blocks (SGBs) in treating the anxiety symptoms of four patients diagnosed with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and discuss possible mechanisms of action to explain these findings. BACKGROUND Successful treatment of PTSD with SGB has been demonstrated and reported previously at… CONTINUE READING