Microvascular decompression in the surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia

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The pathophysiological mechanisms underlying trigeminal neuralgia are not clearly understood and several therapeutic modalities have been advocated. Microvascular decompression (MVD) is a widely used surgical approach for the decompression of the affected root entry zone (REZ) of the fifth cranial nerve. In this paper, we present our experience based on 32… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00383719

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