Migraine Surgery: A Clinical Guide To Theory And Practice

July 12, 2018|
Migraine Surgery: A Clinical Guide To Theory And Practice by Thomas Muehlberger
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 Migraine surgery is the only existing treatment option that can lead to a permanent symptomatic improvement. Surgical techniques and advances in the understanding of the underlying mechanisms are evolving rapidly. This book intends to familiarise surgeons with the concept of migraine headaches and explains the surgical deactivation of trigger sites, which consists of much more than the decompression of pericranial nerves. The traditional notion of the brain as the sole origin of migraine is supplanted by a concept where the alteration of afferent signals in conjunction with peripheral and central sensitization can trigger a migraine attack. Migraine surgery targets the crucial role of extracranial tissues in the genesis of migraine which is corroborated by substantial clinical, anatomical and pathophysiological evidence.


Dr Muehlberger studied medicine and literature in Munich, Berlin and Boston. He completed his surgical training in Oxford and Cambridge, UK, and in Baltimore, USA, and is board-certified in General Surgery and   Plastic Surgery. He is an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, founded the Migraine-Surgery-...
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Title:Migraine Surgery: A Clinical Guide To Theory And Practice
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:283 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:283 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 in
Published:July 12, 2018
Publisher:Springer Nature
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319781167

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