Percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizolysis for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Technique and results in 191 patients.

@article{Cappabianca1995PercutaneousRG,
  title={Percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizolysis for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Technique and results in 191 patients.},
  author={Paolo Cappabianca and Renato Spaziante and G Graziussi and Giulio Taglialatela and Carmela Peca and Enrico de Divitiis},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={37-45}
}
Percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizolysis (PRGR) became a diffuse and valuable method for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia, following its introduction by Hakanson in 1981. Its main advantages are: a) mild postoperative facial sensory loss, b) simplification of the technique, c) reduction of costs. Our results in a series of 191 patients treated… CONTINUE READING