Stereotactic gamma knife surgery for trigeminal neuralgia: detailed analysis of treatment response.

@article{Tawk2005StereotacticGK,
  title={Stereotactic gamma knife surgery for trigeminal neuralgia: detailed analysis of treatment response.},
  author={Rabih G. Tawk and Mary Duffy-Fronckowiak and B. C. E. Scott and Ronald A. Alberico and Aidnag Z. Diaz and M. Podgorsak and Robert J. Plunkett and Robert A. Fenstermaker},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={102 3},
  pages={442-9}
}
OBJECT The purpose of this study was to assess the durability and completeness of pain relief in patients treated using stereotactic gamma knife surgery (GKS) for trigeminal neuralgia (TN). METHODS Thirty-eight patients with refractory TN were treated with stereotactic GKS. All patients received a prescription radiation dose of 35, 40, or 45 Gy to the 50… CONTINUE READING