Surgical treatment of cluster headache.

@article{Morgenlander1990SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of cluster headache.},
  author={J. Morgenlander and R. Wilkins},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={72 6},
  pages={
          866-71
        }
}
Cluster headache is ordinarily managed medically, but may become refractory to such medical management. In this setting, surgical treatment has occasionally been performed, based on evidence that pertinent pain pathways and parasympathetic pathways may be interrupted at the main sensory root of the trigeminal nerve and at the nervus intermedius. Between 1976 and 1987, 13 patients underwent surgery for treatment of cluster headache that was refractory to medical therapy (15 procedures). Partial… Expand
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