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Trigeminal Neuralgia

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  • Condition: Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) Associated with Cerebellar Pial Arteriovenous Fistula (PAVF)
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Coiling Combined with Liquid Embolic Agent, Onyx
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 65-year-old man diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) associated with cerebellar pial arteriovenous fistula (PAVF) treated with coiling combined with use of the liquid embolic agent Onyx for the complete embolization of the fistula.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: V2 trigeminal neuralgia (TN)
  • Journal: Pain physician
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation
  • Number of Patients: 80
  • Published —
This study compared the efficacy and safety of percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation with either the foramen ovale (FO) or foramen rotundum (FR) approach in patients with V2 trigeminal neuralgia (TN).
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Localized V2 Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Journal: Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Infraorbital Microdissection
  • Number of Patients: 2
  • Published —
This article presents and describes a technique for endoscopic microdissection of the infraorbital nerve, a peripheral method of management for refractory V2 trigeminal neuralgia in patients without evidence of neurovascular compression.
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  • Condition: Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Transposition of Superior Cerebellar Artery for Microvascular Decompression Using an In Situ Superior Petrosal Vein Sling Technique
  • Number of Patients: 2
  • Published —
This article reported a technique for transposition of the superior cerebellar artery for microvascular decompression in trigeminal neuralgia using the superior petrosal vein as an in situ sling to anchor and reroute the artery away from the nerve.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Recurrent Trigeminal Neuralgia after Microvascular Decompression
  • Journal: European journal of pain (London, England)
  • Treatment Used: Thermal Radiofrequency with or without Pulsed Radiofrequency
  • Number of Patients: 40
  • Published —
This study compared the clinical outcome of using thermal radiofrequency with or without pulsed radiofrequency to treat patients with recurrent trigeminal neuralgia after microvascular decompression.
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  • Condition: Tumor-related Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Journal: Pain physician
  • Treatment Used: 3-dimensional CT-guided percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation
  • Number of Patients: 38
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the long-term efficacy and safety of percutaneous radiofrequency thermocoagulation as an alternative treatment for tumor-related trigeminal neuralgia.
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  • Condition: Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) Compressed by the Vertebra-Basilar Artery
  • Journal: BMC neurology
  • Treatment Used: Microvascular Decompression (MVD)
  • Number of Patients: 23
  • Published —
This study assessed the long-term pain relief and the complications of microvascular decompression (MVD) surgery for vertebrobasilar compression treatment.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Journal: Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
  • Treatment Used: repeat gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Number of Patients: 55
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to report treatment outcomes and toxicity in patients following repeat gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Classical Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Journal: Headache
  • Treatment Used: Onobotulinum Toxin A
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an injectable onobotulinum toxin A to treat patients with classical trigeminal neuralgia.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Neuropathic Orofacial Pain
  • Journal: Journal of oral & facial pain and headache
  • Treatment Used: low-level laser therapy
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of low-level laser therapy for the therapeutic management of neuropathic orofacial pain.
Latest Advance
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  • Condition: Primary Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
  • Journal: British journal of anaesthesia
  • Treatment Used: Rescue Analgesic Strategies
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review of the literature identified effective treatments that acutely relieve trigeminal neuralgia (TN) exacerbations.