Diagnosis and management for trigeminal neuralgia caused solely by venous compression

Abstract

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) caused solely by venous compression is uncommon. An appropriate vein management protocol for microvascular decompression (MVD) has not been established. We evaluated the management of veins for TN solely due to venous involvement. We analyzed 31 patients with TN in whom only veins were manipulated during MVD. The culprit veins… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-017-3085-4

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