Navigation Links
Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines
Date:7/31/2009

oved the frowning muscles. That's why they look better, more cheerful," explained Dr. Bahman Guyuron, lead author of the study and professor and chairman of the department of plastic surgery at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland.

Those with temple headaches underwent an operation on a small nerve, which also lifted their eyebrows.

And, for those with a back-of-the-head trigger, Guyuron replaced a small amount of muscle around the occipital nerve with fatty tissue to shield the nerve from being squeezed by the muscle.

After one year, almost 84 percent of patients receiving actual surgery reported a reduction in migraines of 50 percent or more while slightly more than 57 percent said that their migraines had completely disappeared, versus 57.7 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively, in the sham group.

Some patients did experience temporary numbness in parts of the face, said Guyuron, but it usually went away.

"One thing that's impressive is the migraine-free rates," Lipton said. "The other thing that was impressive is they did a year of follow-up. Usually, everything is placebo-responsive but those responses are usually short-lived. A year is really impressive."

Guyuron believes the procedure, which he has already performed on more than 400 individuals, could benefit a wide range of migraine sufferers. "It really is not invasive surgery. It takes about an hour to do the operation for each trigger site, three-and-a-half hours is the maximum," he said. "They go home right after the surgery and go back to work within a week."

But Lipton wants to see another study, and feels surgery should be reserved for the most intractable cases.

"This is obviously not for everyone. This is for people who are really suffering, who've had adequate trials of medical therapy and who have an identifiable trigger point and get better following a Botox injection," Lipton said. "There are
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Ten Secrets for Getting High Quality Plastic Surgery at More Affordable Prices
2. Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgery Practice and Dr. Robert Rothfield Reaching Out to Patients with Expansive New Website
3. Huntsville, Alabama Plastic Surgeon David L. Durst, MD Comments on Silicone Breast Implants after Nearly 3 Years on the Open Market
4. Dr. Jack P. Gunter Assembles an Elite Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Team in Dallas, Texas
5. Dr. John L. LeRoy First Atlanta Plastic Surgeon to Perform Newly Approved Dysport Wrinkle Remover Injections for Facial Rejuvenation
6. Nation's Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery Procedure is a Way for One Houston Plastic Surgeon to Renew Body Contours and Self-Esteem
7. Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age
8. Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Frank Fechner Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler
9. Virtual Nose Jobs to Lead This Year's Top Plastic Surgery Trends
10. Mathematics taking guesswork out of plastic surgery tissue transfer
11. Top Newport Beach-Based Plastic Surgery Practice Triples Its Revenue; Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... In an article published July 30th by the ... New Orleans, highlighting a security firm that is tasked with providing supplemental protection. Called ... who worked with the city to provide private security when it is needed in ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Allegheny General Hospital (AGH), part ... medical centers in the United States to receive international recognition for an advanced, ... Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) , an international consortium of healthcare institutions dedicated ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... August 27, 2015 , ... On ... returned for the second year as sponsor of the “Music With A Mission” benefit ... raise money for music education programs in the underfunded school districts of Mendon and ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... Dr. Jennifer Arnold, co-star of “The Little Couple” and ... 3rd Annual MPN Heroes™ recognition event on Friday, Dec. 4, prior to ... honoring eight heroes who have made significant contributions in the field of rare blood ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... Infocast is ... October 27-29, 2015 in San Jose, CA. The first event dedicated to ... the void that exists where battery development and energy storage innovation are concerned. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Article on New Orleans Security Force Highlights the Abilities and Flexibility of Private Security, says Spear Security Inc. 2Health News:International Organization Honors Allegheny General Hospital's Advanced Lifesaving Program for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure 2Health News:International Organization Honors Allegheny General Hospital's Advanced Lifesaving Program for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure 3Health News:International Organization Honors Allegheny General Hospital's Advanced Lifesaving Program for Cardiac and Respiratory Failure 4Health News:Best Drug Rehabilitation Interviews Madd Hoss Jackson at the 2015 "Music With A Mission" Benefit Concert 2Health News:Dr. Jennifer Arnold of ‘The Little Couple’ to Keynote 3rd Annual MPN Heroes™ Recognition Event in Orlando 2Health News:Dr. Jennifer Arnold of ‘The Little Couple’ to Keynote 3rd Annual MPN Heroes™ Recognition Event in Orlando 3Health News:Dr. Jennifer Arnold of ‘The Little Couple’ to Keynote 3rd Annual MPN Heroes™ Recognition Event in Orlando 4Health News:Infocast Hosting First Conference Dedicated to Powering Wearable Devices & the IoT 2
... 1960s, surgeons experimented by transplanting chimpanzee organs into humans in ... a baboon heart and survived 20 days. Since then, doctors// ... organs, tissues and cells to treat various diseases, all with ... surrounding cross-species transplant -- also known as xenotransplantation. ...
... common treatment option for HIV patients is associated with ... a new study. However, researchers say the benefit of ... for most patients. ,Combination antiretroviral therapy substantially ... AIDS. Before this therapy was available, the annual mortality ...
... for centuries, doctors say. But only recently has it been ... migraines or neck- and head-squeezing tension headaches //that are present ... think it sounds like just another excuse to skip school. ... freshman from St. Cloud, Minnesota, know how serious the condition ...
... is a common health problem worldwide. Both osteoarthritis and ... There is no cure for arthritis and no effective ... study could help lead doctors towards a drug to ... molecular pathway and an enzyme that play a pivotal ...
... caused a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A in Pennsylvania ... ,Bill Zavertnik, Chi-Chi's chief operating officer, said in ... were not the source of the outbreak, that there ... outbreak and that it was an isolated incident. , ...
... new study shows a new drug alternative to warfarin in ... The research shows the drug ximelagatran appears to be as ... for people at high risk of stroke because of its ... include an increased risk of bleeding and a possible interaction ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Animals can give us a second chance at life 2Health News:HIV Treatment Said to Increase Heart Attack Risk 2Health News:Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge 2Health News:Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge 3
(Date:8/27/2015)... PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... is decommissioning the Da Vinci S™ surgical robot, hospitals ... robot replacement plans. They also need to see where ... right procedures on the right patients? Have they adopted ... their robotic surgery program in the future? ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... , Aug. 27, 2015   NineSigma the ... drive over $450M in estimated overall revenue growth and anticipates ... Ohio Third Frontier Open Innovation Incentive (OII). ... awarded NineSigma a grant of over $2 million to accelerate ... companies between $10 Million and $1 Billion in revenues. To ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... The nation,s newest Actos trial gets underway Thursday, ... courtroom.  Attorneys representing two southern Nevada ... including death, after using the diabetes drug Actos. ... company knew, that their drug Actos caused an increased risk ... order to hold Takeda responsible it is appropriate to seek ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 2ECRI Institute's New Robotic Surgery Service Helps Hospitals Brace for Change 3State of Ohio and NineSigma Collaborate to Drive Regional Economic Growth and Job Creation 2State of Ohio and NineSigma Collaborate to Drive Regional Economic Growth and Job Creation 32 Billion Dollar Verdict Sought In Actos Trial 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: