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Occipital nerve stimulation for chronic cluster headache

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 15 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:558

Chronic cluster headaches don't always respond to traditional medical treatments such as verapamil and lithium, leaving some patients with frequent, intense, and disabling headaches. Researchers are currently investigating occipital nerve stimulation as a possible rescue treatment and two separate teams now …

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