Breakthrough in Migraine Treatment

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Breakthrough in Migraine Treatment

Post by Tee on Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:19 am

By STX-Med
Published: Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 - 6:42 am

PREMICE clinical trial proves Cefaly® medical device efficacy in migraine prevention and points out that Cefaly® has the best safety-efficacy ratio compared to other treatments.

On Monday 7th of November a press conference took place in Liege Science Park. Professor Jean Schoenen, principal investigator, neurologist and professor at Liege University (Belgium) presented the results of PREMICE (Prevention Migraine Cefaly) a multicenter randomized double-blind placebo controlled clinical trial for migraine prevention with the Cefaly® neurostimulator.

The clinical trial was conducted in 5 Belgian university hospitals on 67 patients. The results prove the efficacy of the Cefaly® compared to placebo for migraine prevention. At 3 months of treatment the 50% responder rate was significantly greater in the Cefaly® group (38,1%) than in the placebo group (12,1%). Seventy percents of patients declared they were satisfied or very satisfied with the Cefaly® treatment. The drug consumption reduction is very impressive in the Cefaly® group (-37%) compared to the placebo group (+0.5%). Cefaly® responder group drug consumption reduction was -75%!



Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/11/08/4038691/breakthrough-in-migraine-treatment.html#ixzz1dcf8rjza

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