Ultrasound-Guided Greater Occipital Nerve Block: An Efficient Technique in Chronic Refractory Migraine Without Aura?

Palamar D., Uluduz D., Saip S., Erden G., Unalan H., Akarirmak U.

PAIN PHYSICIAN, vol.18, no.2, pp.153-162, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: PAIN PHYSICIAN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-162
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: The effectiveness of greater occipital nerve block (GONB) in patients with primary headache syndromes is controversial. Few studies have been evaluated the usefulness of GONB in patients with migraine without aura (MWOA).