Therapeutic neurostimulation in chronic headaches: problems of patient selection

@article{Leone2008TherapeuticNI,
  title={Therapeutic neurostimulation in chronic headaches: problems of patient selection},
  author={Massimo Leone and Alberto Proietti Cecchini and Eliana Mea and Domenico D’amico and Vincenzo Tullo and Licia Grazzi and Gennaro Bussone},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={29},
  pages={59-61}
}
Chronic daily headache that does not respond or no longer responds to prophylaxis is commonly encountered at specialist headache centres. Animal and brain imaging studies indicate that peripheral neurostimulation affects brain areas involved in pain modulation, providing a rationale for its use in these conditions. We examine problems related to the selection of chronic daily headache patients for peripheral neurostimulation. These conditions are often associated with analgesic (including… CONTINUE READING