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Pediatric Headache Phenotypes Used to Aid Headache Diagnosis and Treatment – Neurology Advisor

Headaches in children are among the most frequent complaints leading to pediatric office and urgent care visits. According to a 2015 editorial in Headache by Andrew D. Hershey, MD, PhD, FAAN, FAHS, director of neurology at the Headache Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Ohio, as many as 75% of children will experience… Read More »

Burst Occipital Nerve Stimulation: Quality Analgesia for Chronic Headache – Neurology Advisor

Burst occipital nerve stimulation, which does not produce the scalp paraesthesia associated with tonic occipital nerve stimulation, produces good quality analgesia for patients with chronic migraine and chronic cluster headache, according to a study published in Neuromodulation. Larger studies are needed to determine if there are differences in efficacy between the stimulation modes. Although tonic occipital… Read More »

Fibertract Differences in Migraines and Persistent Posttraumatic Headache – Neurology Advisor

Based on node-to-node measurements of radial diffusivity and mean diffusivity, fibertract profiles differ between patients with migraines and patients with persistent posttraumatic headaches, according to a study published in Cephalalgia. Researchers examined changes in fibertract profiles, disease characteristics, and headache frequency in three cohorts of patients: those with migraines, those with persistent posttraumatic headaches, and healthy… Read More »