Last updated on June 2019

Effectiveness of Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block for Post-Dural Puncture Headache


Brief description of study

The objective of the study is to determine the effectiveness of Spheno-Palatine (SP) ganglion block to alleviate the pain of post-dural puncture headache (PDPH).

Detailed Study Description

The primary objectives of the study are to study the effectiveness of SP ganglion block in relieving post-dural puncture headache in terms of :

  1. Number of subjects who get relief of pain
  2. The onset time to pain relief after application of block
  3. The duration of pain relief
  4. The incidence of recurrence of post-dural puncture headache

Secondary objectives are to:

  1. Monitor any complications due to SP ganglion block
  2. Measure patient satisfaction
  3. Monitor any residual effects at 1 months after the SP block

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03430531

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