Is there a place for microvascular decompression?

Abstract

The best-known microvascular compression disorders are hemifacial spasm (HFS), trigeminal neuralgia (TGN), and glossopharyngeal neuralgia (GPN) involving cranial nerves VII, V and CNIX [7, 9, 26]. Vascular contact with nervous intermedius and CNIII have been associated with geniculate neuralgia [18], and vascular contact with CNIII has been associated with… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-005-0596-1

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