Diagnostic value of preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging in evaluation of vascular compression of trigeminal nerve in patients with trigeminal neuralgia

Neurovascular compression of the trigeminal nerve by an overlying vessel, mostly at the root entry zone is considered to be the major cause of trigeminal neuralgia (TGN). The most prevalently used operation technique in patients with trigeminal neuralgia is the microvascular decompression (MVD)....

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Main Author: Gurschi, Mariana
Contributors: Bien, Siegfried (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2007
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