Trigeminal Neuralgia Radiosurgery

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Abstract

ABSTRACT

Although medical therapy is of benefit to many patients with trigeminal neuralgia, surgical management is often performed for patients with medically refractory pain. Gamma knife radiosurgery has been advocated as a minimally invasive alternative surgical approach to microvascular decompression or percutaneous surgeries. In this article, we review the safety and efficacy of this technique and discuss potential ways to improve on results.

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