Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm associated with the vertebral artery

Abstract

In patients with vascular compression syndromes, the preoperative recognition of the cranial nerves and compressed vessels will contribute to improved surgical results. The aim of this study was to clarify the pathophysiology of hemifacial spasm (HFS) associated with the vertebral artery (VA) and to assess the value of preoperative imaging. Fifty-three… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10143-012-0425-y

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