A neurosurgeon explores when to consider escalating to surgery, how outcomes tend to align with patient symptoms, choosing among surgical approaches and more.
Care pathways for this facial pain syndrome vary widely. The most recent U.K. guidelines emphasize the need for evidence-based care plans for multidisciplinary management.
A leading cause of unsuccessful surgery for trigeminal neuralgia is failed decision-making in patient selection. Two surgeons give guidance on microvascular decompression and various types of rhizotomy.
Staff from our trigeminal neuralgia care team share why and how to ensure that patient evaluation and care is multidisciplinary from the start.
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A large case series shows that combining balloon compression with intraoperative DynaCT imaging is an easier and safe alternative to balloon compression with fluoroscopically guided cannulation of the foramen ovale.
The newest installment of our “Neuro Pathways” podcast features a subspecialist in facial pain on how to overcome challenges involved in managing this rare but potentially debilitating disorder.
Quality of life looms so large in trigeminal neuralgia that Cleveland Clinic researchers felt it was high time to study radiosurgery’s impact on well-being in addition to standard pain outcomes.