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2022 Mar 11

Acta Neurochir (Wien)

Purely venous compression in trigeminal neuralgia-can we predict the outcome of surgery.


Baldauf J, El Refaee E, Marx S, Matthes M, Fleck S, Schroeder HWS
Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2022 Mar 11.
PMID: 35274166.


Controversies regarding venous compression and trigeminal neuralgia (TN) still exist. The study demonstrates our experience for microvascular decompression (MVD) in TN caused by purely venous compression. The goal was to identify prognostic anatomical or surgical factors that may influence the outcome.