Therapeutic efficacy and safety of Botulinum Toxin A Therapy in Trigeminal Neuralgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

@inproceedings{Morra2016TherapeuticEA,
  title={Therapeutic efficacy and safety of Botulinum Toxin A Therapy in Trigeminal Neuralgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials},
  author={Mostafa Ebraheem Morra and Ahmed Saber Elgebaly and Ahmed Elmaraezy and Adham M. Khalil and Ahmed M A Altibi and Tran Le-Huy Vu and Mostafa Reda Mostafa and Nguyen Tien Huy and Kenji Hirayama},
  booktitle={The Journal of Headache and Pain},
  year={2016}
}
Several different interventions have been examined to alleviate pain and reduce frequency of trigeminal neuralgia (TN) paroxysms. However, some patients continue to have persistent or recurrent painful attacks. Using a systematic review and meta-analysis approach, we aimed to synthesize evidence from published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) regarding safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) as a possible emerging choice of treatment for TN. We conducted an electronic search in… CONTINUE READING