[Investigation of short-term resolution as a predictor of long-term cure of microvascular decompression in hemifacial spasm].

@article{Zhang2017InvestigationOS,
  title={[Investigation of short-term resolution as a predictor of long-term cure of microvascular decompression in hemifacial spasm].},
  author={Cheng Zhang and Feng Wang and Y X Lin and Louie H Yu and De Zhi Kang and Sanmin Samuel Wei},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2017},
  volume={97 39},
  pages={
          3085-3088
        }
}
Objective: To investigate whether the short-term relief of spasm (within 7 days) after microvascular decompression (MVD) for hemifacial spasm (HFS) can be used as a prognostic factor of long-term outcome (>6 months). Methods: The clinical characteristics and follow-up data (completely recorded) of 159 patients who had HFS and underwent microvascular… CONTINUE READING