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. 2017 Jun;117(2):547-549.
doi: 10.1007/s13760-017-0757-z. Epub 2017 Feb 9.

A Survey on Migraine Attack Treatment With the CEFALY ® Device in Regular Users

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A Survey on Migraine Attack Treatment With the CEFALY ® Device in Regular Users

Sophie Penning et al. Acta Neurol Belg. .
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Keywords: Acute migraine treatment; Cefaly®; External trigeminal neurostimulation.

Conflict of interest statement

Conflict of interest

S. Penning PhD is an employee of, J. Schoenen MD, PhD a consultant for Cefaly Technology.

Ethics and consent to participate

The study was performed according to the declaration of Helsinki, approved by the Citadelle Hospital-Liège-B ethics committee (No. 412) and registered on (identifier: NCT02616978). No specific consent was obtained from participants, as this was an e-mail questionnaire survey in which participation was on a voluntary basis and responses to the questionnaire were anonymized on reception. The database is available on request at


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