[Intraoperative decisions and surgical efficacies of trigeminal neuralgia responsible vessels].

@article{Ren2013IntraoperativeDA,
  title={[Intraoperative decisions and surgical efficacies of trigeminal neuralgia responsible vessels].},
  author={Chong-wen Ren and Chun-cheng Qu and Zhigang Wang and Cheng-Wei Wang and Sheng-cheng Wei and Xu Zhao and Qing-hu Meng and Rui Yu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2013},
  volume={93 19},
  pages={1482-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore the types of primary trigeminal neuralgia (TN) responsible vessels and curative efficacies of microscopic vascular decompression (MVD). METHODS A total of 162 primary TN patients underwent MVD from August 2004 to the present at our hospital.Their clinical data were collected and analyzed. There were 69 males and 93 females with an age range of 22-88 years. RESULTS The most common responsible vessels were superior cerebellar artery (n = 65, 40.12%), anteroinferior… CONTINUE READING