Which operation for trigeminal neuralgia

Stephen J. Haines, Christopher J. Chittum

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The neurosurgeon has a number of procedures with differing risks and benefits available for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia in patients who have failed or cannot tolerate pharmacological control of their disease. This allows the surgeon and patient to choose the procedure best suited for the patient's individual situation, and with a high likelihood that pain control can be achieved with safety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)30-35
Number of pages6
JournalPractical Neurology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2003


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