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2020 Apr 03


Percutaneous Trigeminal Stimulation for Intractable Facial Pain: A Case Series.


Texakalidis P, Tora MS, McMahon TJ, Greven A, Anthony CL, Nagarajan P, Campbell M, Boulis NM
Neurosurgery. 2020 Apr 03.
PMID: 32243534.


Facial pain syndromes can be refractory to medical management and often need neurosurgical interventions. Neuromodulation techniques, including percutaneous trigeminal ganglion (TG) stimulation, are reversible and have emerged as alternative treatment options for intractable facial pain.