A M Agius

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Publications

  1. doi A Randomized Controlled Trial comparing the efficacy of low-dose amitriptyline, amitriptyline with pindolol and surrogate placebo in the treatment of chronic tension-type facial pain
    A M Agius
    The Medical School, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Rhinology 51:143-53. 2013
  2. doi Serial blood serotonin levels in a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of low-dose amitriptyline, amitriptyline with pindolol and surrogate placebo in patients with chronic tension-type facial pain
    A M Agius
    University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Rhinology 51:236-42. 2013
  3. doi Is 'sinus' pain really sinusitis?
    A M Agius
    Senior Lecturer in the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Malta, Medical School, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 75:558-63. 2014
  4. doi Prospective three-year follow up of a cohort study of 240 patients with chronic facial pain
    A M Agius
    The Medical School, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    J Laryngol Otol 128:518-26. 2014

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. doi A Randomized Controlled Trial comparing the efficacy of low-dose amitriptyline, amitriptyline with pindolol and surrogate placebo in the treatment of chronic tension-type facial pain
    A M Agius
    The Medical School, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Rhinology 51:143-53. 2013
    ..This pain has increasingly been recognized as being of neurological origin with one of the commonest underlying causes being mid-facial segmental tension-type pain (MFP) which is a version of tension-type headache affecting the midface...
  2. doi Serial blood serotonin levels in a randomized controlled trial comparing the efficacy of low-dose amitriptyline, amitriptyline with pindolol and surrogate placebo in patients with chronic tension-type facial pain
    A M Agius
    University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Rhinology 51:236-42. 2013
    ..Descending serotonergic neuronal projections are known to modulate pain and intra-platelet serotonin levels are an accepted model reflecting central intra-neuronal serotonin...
  3. doi Is 'sinus' pain really sinusitis?
    A M Agius
    Senior Lecturer in the Department of Otolaryngology, University of Malta, Medical School, Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
    Br J Hosp Med (Lond) 75:558-63. 2014
    ..Recent evidence suggests that facial pain may not be related to the sinuses at all and that doctors may have to rethink their prescribing strategy. ..
  4. doi Prospective three-year follow up of a cohort study of 240 patients with chronic facial pain
    A M Agius
    The Medical School, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    J Laryngol Otol 128:518-26. 2014
    ..Patients often present with facial pain ascribed to sinusitis, despite normal nasal endoscopy and sinus computed tomography. Facial pain is increasingly recognised to be of neurological origin...