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2020 Feb

World Neurosurg


The Impact of Training on Percutaneous Glycerol Rhizotomy for Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Long-term, Retrospective Comparison of Staff Neurosurgeon and Trainee Complications and Efficacy.


/Objective: The role of trainee involvement in lesioning procedures for trigeminal neuralgia (TN) has not been investigated in the literature. The objective of this study was to compare the complications and efficacy of percutaneous glycerol rhizotomy (GR) as performed by staff neurosurgeons and trainees.