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The Long-Term Effective Rate of Different Branches of Idiopathic Trigeminal Neuralgia After Single Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation
AbstractTo evaluate the efficacy of computed tomography (CT) guided single radiofrequency thermocoagualtion (RFT) in 1137 patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia after a follow-up period of 11Expand
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The optimal radiofrequency temperature in radiofrequency thermocoagulation for idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
Objective: Our previous study evaluated the effectiveness and safety of radiofrequency thermocoagulation (RFT) of trigeminal gasserian ganglion for idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia (ITN). The aim ofExpand
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CT-Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation for Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia After Microvascular Decompression
AbstractThis article evaluates the long-term outcomes of computed tomography (CT)-guided percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation (PRT) for patients with recurrent trigeminal neuralgia (TN)Expand
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High-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Reduces Pain in Postherpetic Neuralgia.
OBJECTIVES Postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) is one of the most intractable pain disorders, especially in elderly patients. There is evidence that repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)Expand
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Repeated CT-Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation for Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia
Aims: To investigate the long-term outcomes of repeated percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation (PRT) for recurrent trigeminal neuralgia (TN) patients. Methods: Between 2002 and 2012, 33Expand
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Trigeminal somatosensory-evoked potential: A neurophysiological tool to monitor the extent of lesion of ganglion radiofrequency thermocoagulation in idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
Abstract To reflect the extent of thermolesion of ganglion by testing the change of trigeminal somatosensory-evoked potential (TSEP) before and after ganglion radiofrequency thermocoagulation surgeryExpand
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Long-term Outcome of Computed Tomography–Guided Percutaneous Radiofrequency Thermocoagulation for Classic Trigeminal Neuralgia Patients Older Than 70 Years
Abstract The incidence of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) in elderly patients is higher. However, for those with poor fitness, the optimal surgical treatment for those refractory to medical treatment isExpand
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Successful treatment of refractory cancer pain with morphine and ropivacaine
Rationale: Pain is one of the most common and distressing symptoms experienced by cancer patients. Cancer pain is a complex phenomenon with physical, psychological, social, and cognitive domains.Expand
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Complex regional pain syndrome type I following discTRODE radiofrequency treated with continuous lumbar sympathetic trunk block using patient-controlled analgesia.
Dear Editor: DiscTRODE radiofrequency is a minimally invasive method of delivering radiofrequency thermal energy to coagulate and decompress the annulus to treat discogenic low back pain. Finch etExpand
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Anterior herniation of lumbar disc induces persistent visceral pain: discogenic visceral pain
Background Visceral pain is a common cause for seeking medical attention. Afferent fibers innervating viscera project to the central nervous system via sympathetic nerves. The lumbar sympatheticExpand
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