The electrodes are positioned along the sphenopalatine
ganglion (SPG) nerve and the neurostimulator is affixed to the zygomatic process.
injections were only transiently effective, and she was deemed a poor candidate for surgery given her age.
Ligating the terminal branch of the internal maxillary artery, the sphenopalatine
artery, can minimise blood loss during endoscopic surgery.
Ice cream or ice pops on the roof of the mouth on a hot day may signal the sphenopalatine
(SFEE-noh-pal-uh-tine) nerve to widen blood vessels in the head to keep the brain warm.
Experienced surgeons Simmen (rhinology, The Hirslanden Clinic, Zurich) and Jones (otorhinolaryngology, Queens Medical Center, UK) guide the reader from the fundamentals to advanced techniques such as management of the sphenopalatine
artery and optic nerve decompression.
The lead tip of the implant is placed at the sphenopalatine
ganglion (SPG) nerve bundle behind the cheekbone.
Clinicians at Albany Medical Center and the State University New York Empire State College in Saratoga Springs used a treatment called image-guided, intranasal sphenopalatine
ganglion (SPG) blocks to give patients enough ongoing relief that they required less medication to relieve migraine pain.
1) The posterior septal branch of the sphenopalatine
artery, also known as the nasoseptal branch, passes horizontally in the lateral-medial direction between the natural ostium of the sphenoid sinus and the choana (figure).
In addition to supplements, Knapp employed sphenopalatine
blocks, using topical anesthesia, to improve all types of chorioretinitis, including macular degeneration.
Included in the areas of proposed origin are Jacobson organ (vomeronasal organ), sphenopalatine
(pterygoid palatine) ganglion, olfactory placode, and the ganglion of Loci (nervus terminalis).
When the pack failed to control the epistaxis the patient would be taken to theatre for localisation of the bleeder and diathermy, or endoscopic sphenopalatine
Two studies described PRF application to the trigeminal ganglion (7,25), two to the sphenopalatine
ganglion (15,26) and one each to the intervertebral disc (16), sacroiliac joint (10) and glossopharyngeal nerve (27).