[Trigeminal neuralgia due to compression of the trigeminal root by a basilar artery trunk. Report of 45 cases].

@article{Miyazaki1987TrigeminalND,
  title={[Trigeminal neuralgia due to compression of the trigeminal root by a basilar artery trunk. Report of 45 cases].},
  author={Shinsuke Miyazaki and Tsuyoshi Fukushima and Toru Tamagawa and Akio Morita},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={1987},
  volume={27 8},
  pages={
          742-8
        }
}
The authors report their personal experience of the surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia with special reference to the results of microvascular decompression (MVD) in cases with basilar artery (BA) trunk compression. In the past 7 years, 730 patients with trigeminal neuralgia were surgically treated in their institute. These included 595 patients with genuine tic douloureux (Group 1), 42 with atypical trigeminal neuralgia (Group II), and 8 with atypical facial pain (Group III). In the… CONTINUE READING
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