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|Title:||Evaluation of surgical procedures for trigeminal neuralgia.|
|Authors:||Ong, K.S. |
|Source:||Ong, K.S.,Keng, S.B. (2003). Evaluation of surgical procedures for trigeminal neuralgia.. Anesthesia progress 50 (4) : 181-188. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Trigeminal neuralgia is a type of facial pain that is difficult to treat. The pain can be excruciating and debilitating. The wide range of treatments currently used for trigeminal neuralgia is ample evidence that there is no simple answer to how it should be managed. This review will evaluate the current surgical procedures used for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. A critical analysis of the evidence-based studies to date was done to evaluate and compare the efficacy of the different surgical procedures. Arguments for and against the use of surgery for trigeminal neuralgia are presented. In addition, the surgical procedures were compared with other treatments for trigeminal neuralgia.|
|Source Title:||Anesthesia progress|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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