Chronic migraine: history, imaging and patient characteristics, and controversies by Dr. Stewart J. Tepper The New England Institute for Neurology and Headache, USA
In 48 minutes a multimedia lecture titled "Chronic Migraine: History, Imaging, Patient Characteristics, and Controversies" by Dr. Stewart J. Tepper from The New England Institute for Neurology and Headache, USA comprehensively covers various aspects related to chronic migraine (CM). It begins with disclosures and delves into the evolution of the terms "Chronic Migraine" and "Chronic Daily Headache," discussing different diagnostic terms and criteria from ICHD-1 to ICHD-3. The lecture explores the clinical picture of CM, including its progression to medication overuse headache (MOH), and examines the boundary between episodic migraine (EM) and CM. It discusses proposed changes in CM criteria, treatment approaches, and the efficacy of therapies such as OnabotulinumtoxinA and anti-CGRP therapy. The lecture also highlights imaging studies, patient characteristics, and controversies surrounding CM diagnosis and treatment paradigms, concluding with insights into the changing landscape of CM management. For further details, watch a video