Trigeminal Neuralgia, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323448499, 9780323448697

Trigeminal Neuralgia, An Issue of Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, Volume 27-3

1st Edition

Authors: John Lee Michael Lim
eBook ISBN: 9780323448697
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323448499
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 30th June 2016

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Table of Contents

  1. Preface
    2. Overview and History of Trigeminal Neuralgia
    3. Percutaneous Procedures for the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia
    4. Gamma Knife Surgery in Trigeminal Neuralgia
    5. Endoscopic and Microscopic Microvascular Decompression
    6. The Role of Imaging for Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Segmental Approach to High-Resolution MRI
    7. Measurement of Trigeminal Neuralgia Pain: Penn Facial Pain Scale
    8. Management of Skull Base Tumor–Associated Facial Pain
    10. Chronic/Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain
    11. Future Directions for Surgical Trial Designs in Trigeminal Neuralgia
    12. Surgical Options for Atypical Facial Pain Syndromes


This issue of Neurosurgery Clinics offers a broad review of current topics surrounding trigeminal neuralgia including: Overview and History, Diagnosis/Etiology, Scales of measuring TN pain and response, Medical Therapy, Role of Imaging, Rhizotomy, SRS, Microscopic MVD, Neuromodulation, and many more articles that focus on trigeminal neuralgia.


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About the Authors

John Lee Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Pennsylvania Hospital

Michael Lim Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Johns Hopkins Hospital