Occipital Nerve Stimulation for Head Pain: Percutaneous Leads
Occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) can be achieved with either percutaneous leads or surgical leads. Most implanters consider percutaneous leads as their first choice as the implanting technique is less invasive and simpler than the surgical leads one. However, the migration rate may be higher. In this chapter, we will review the ONS safety and efficacy data as well as the advantages and limitations of various percutaneous lead implant techniques.
KeywordsChronic Migraine Lead Placement Cervicogenic Headache Hemicrania Continuum Great Occipital Nerve
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