The Gardner neurovascular decompression operation for trigeminal neuralgia

Abstract

W. James Gardner developed a unique operation to treat selected cases of trigeminal neuralgia. In 1959 Gardner7 described the vascular decompression operation of the trigeminal nerve, an operation which has been further refined and popularized by Jannetta8, 9 and has often been misnamed as the Jannetta operation. Gardner should be given credit for… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01407123

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@article{Rand1981TheGN, title={The Gardner neurovascular decompression operation for trigeminal neuralgia}, author={Robert Rand}, journal={Acta Neurochirurgica}, year={1981}, volume={58}, pages={161-166} }