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Human Studies

2020 May




Hippocampal and trigeminal nerve volume predict outcome of surgical treatment for trigeminal neuralgia.


Danyluk H, Lee E K, Wong S, Sajida S, Broad R, Wheatley M, Elliott C, Sankar T
Cephalalgia. 2020 May; 40(6):586-596.
PMID: 31752520.


Many medically-refractory trigeminal neuralgia patients are non-responders to surgical treatment. Few studies have explored how trigeminal nerve characteristics relate to surgical outcome, and none have investigated the relationship between subcortical brain structure and treatment outcomes.