International Journal of Medical and Health Research

International Journal of Medical and Health Research


International Journal of Medical and Health Research
International Journal of Medical and Health Research
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2018)

Efficacy and safety of cryoanalgesia in treating post herpetic neuralgia


Mohan S Kale, BP Nikam

Treatment of PHN with newer treatments modalities ranging from Botulinum toxin to laser to Cryoanalgesia (Non Freezing Technique) is fast emerging with many reports showing there efficacy and safety. Till date, there is only one study demonstrating the benefit of cryoanalgesia thus there is a need for comparing this newer modality in treating PHN and to establish its safety and efficacy. A total of 50 patients diagnosed as case of PHN on daily oral amitriptyline 25mg at bed time were included in this study from the patients attending the outpatient department of dermatology at Krishna Hospital, Karad after a proper informed written and signed consent.
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Mohan S Kale, BP Nikam. Efficacy and safety of cryoanalgesia in treating post herpetic neuralgia. International Journal of Medical and Health Research, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2018, Pages 136-139
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