Surgery for chronic temporal headaches — Simplified approach shows good results
from EGP News
A modified surgical technique may provide a simpler approach to the surgical treatment for one type of chronic headache, according to an “Ideas and Innovations” paper in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Using an incision originally designed for another purpose, surgeons can gain direct access to the nerves involved in some types of chronic temporal headache, according to the report. He hopes his new technique will “lower the bar to adoption” of effective surgical treatment for patients with this debilitating headache condition.
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