Sphenopalatine ganglion block for the treatment of postdural puncture headache: a randomised, blinded, clinical trial.

@article{Jespersen2020SphenopalatineGB,
  title={Sphenopalatine ganglion block for the treatment of postdural puncture headache: a randomised, blinded, clinical trial.},
  author={Mads Seit Jespersen and Pia Jaeger and Karen Lehrmann {\aE}gidius and Maria Louise Fabritius and Patricia Duch and Ida Rye and Arash Afshari and Christian Sylvest Meyhoff},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2020}
}

A randomized control study to assess the efficacy of the sphenopalatine ganglion block in patients with post dural puncture headache

TLDR
SPG block is an effective alternative in managing patients with PDPH and the need for epidural blood patch is greatly reduced using SPG block, an evolving treatment modality for PDPh.

The efficacy of sphenopalatine ganglion block for the treatment of postdural puncture headache among obstetric population

TLDR
A systematic review showed that SPGB is a promising treatment modality for the management of PDPH with no reported complications and is calling for randomized clinical trials to prove its efficacy.

Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Postdural Puncture Headache: A New Solution for an Old Problem?

TLDR
This is the first systematic review on the use of peripheral nerve blocks to treat Postdural puncture headache and it can be considered as analgesic options in the management of PDPH.

Efficacy and Safety of Trans-nasal Sphenoid Ganglion Block in Obstetric Patients With Post-dural Puncture Headache: A Randomized Study

TLDR
The trans-nasal SPG block is a minimally invasive treatment option for post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) and avoids the need for more invasive treatment techniques.

Transnasal sphenopalatine ganglion block for post‐dural puncture headache and associated tinnitus

TLDR
A case where postural neck pain and tinnitus from an accidental dural puncture during lumbar epidural insertion for labour analgesia was treated successfully with a sphenopalatine ganglion block is reported.

Regional Anesthesia For Postdural Puncture Headache (PDPH): A New Solution For An Old Problem? A Systemic Review.

TLDR
Treatment of PDPH with peripheral nerve blocks seems to be a minimal invasive, easy and effective method, which can offer to patients when conservative management is ineffective, as not all cases require EBP for successful treatment.

Toward precision regional anesthesia: is the PENG block appropriate for all hip fracture surgeries?

TLDR
In conclusion, nasal stimulationinduced lacrimation served as a measure of activation of the trigeminal autonomic reflex and the parasympathetic output in recent trials investigating the effects of vagal nerve stimulation, and it is necessary to differentiate between a single nasal spray and leaving a cottontipped applicator into the nose for a prolonged period of time, which may lead to desensitization and modulation of the knots.

Local anaesthetic techniques in endoscopic sinonasal surgery: a contemporaneous review

TLDR
Local anaesthetic techniques may extend the safety and efficacy of endoscopic sinus surgery, limit surgical risk and increase satisfaction for patients, surgeons and healthcare managers alike.

Risk Factors for Developing Postlumbar Puncture Headache: A Case-Control Study

  • L. N. NielsenM. Vámosi
  • Medicine
    The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
  • 2020
TLDR
Patients with a lower systolic blood pressure had a statistically significantly increased risk of Postlumbar puncture headache, and younger age was also associated with an increasedrisk of PLPH.

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Topical Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Compared With Epidural Blood Patch for Postdural Puncture Headache Management in Postpartum Patients: A Retrospective Review

TLDR
A greater number of patients experienced a quicker onset of headache relief, without any new complications, from treatment with SPGB versus EBP, and believe that SPGB is a safe, inexpensive, and well-tolerated treatment.

Nerve Stimulator‐Guided Occipital Nerve Blockade for Postdural Puncture Headache

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A prospective, randomized, single‐blinded comparison between bilateral occipital blockade and conventional expectant therapy in adults suffering from postdural puncture headache found the studied method is superior to expectant conservative therapy in the treatment of patients suffering from PDPH.

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Transnasal sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) block is discussed: a new, simple and minimally invasive procedure for the treatment of post-dural puncture headache by applying local anaesthesia through the patient's nose to the nasopharynx.

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For patients with PDPH and a pre-block VAS score between 4 and 6 who do not respond to conservative medical treatment, an ultrasound-guided bilateral occipital nerve block may be effective.

Ultrasound-Guided Bilateral Greater Occipital Nerve Block for the Treatment of Postdural Puncture Headache.

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The patients with a postdural puncture headache received conservative medical treatment and as medical treatment was ineffective, they received ultrasound-guided greater bilateral occipital nerve block.

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