1-20 of 527 Search Results for

trigeminal

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 35
Published: 18 December 2020
10.1159/000511257
EISBN: 978-3-318-06795-8
... Abstract The trigeminal nerve complex is a very important and somewhat unique component of the nervous system. It is responsible for the sensory signals that arise from the most part of the face, mouth, nose, meninges, and facial muscles, and also for the motor commands carried...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 34
Published: 28 May 2019
10.1159/000493074
EISBN: 978-3-318-06422-3
... Abstract Radiosurgery is an effective treatment approach for the management of type 1 trigeminal neuralgia (TN), comparable to other ablative techniques. Also, radiosurgery can effectively treat TN secondary to other causes, including multiple sclerosis, tumor-related TN, as well as other...
Book Chapter
Series: Fast Facts Collection 2017
Published: 19 June 2017
10.1159/000491158
EISBN: 978-1-910797-48-8
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 29
Published: 09 September 2015
10.1159/000434658
EISBN: 978-3-318-02809-6
... Abstract Facial pain in the distribution of the trigeminal nerve, commonly identified as trigeminal neuralgia, should not be confused with trigeminal neuropathic pain. The latter is caused by an accidental and nonintentional nerve lesion. When the first-line pharmacological treatment fails...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 22
Published: 16 October 2008
10.1159/000163431
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8605-4
... Abstract We completed a retrospective study of 270 patients with essential trigeminal neuralgia treated bygamma knife surgery. The target was localized on the retro-Gasserian portion of the nerve with 90 Gy atmaximum. Among them, 150 patients were followed up more than 2 years. They were...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 20
Published: 22 February 2007
10.1159/000100123
EISBN: 978-3-318-01416-7
... Abstract Radiosurgery has recently emerged as a suitable treatment of pharmacologically resistantidiopathic trigeminal neuralgia. Results and complications of this treatment are relatedto parameters of the dosimetry, i.e. the dose and the target. We found that the irradiation dosedelivered...
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 20
Published: 22 February 2007
10.1159/000100167
EISBN: 978-3-318-01416-7
... Abstract Autopsy, 3D MRI and histopathological findings are presented in a patient who hadsuffered from trigeminal neuralgia and was treated two times by radiosurgery. The first treatmentwas performed with 90 Gy at the distal part of the nerve. Because of recurrent pain, asecond irradiation...
Book Chapter
Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 6
Published: 15 May 2006
10.1159/000093738
EISBN: 978-3-318-01336-8
... Abstract Introduction: Stereotactic radiosurgery is the least invasive surgical option forpatients with trigeminal neuralgia. It has been mainly used for patients who have failed otherprocedures. To determine the effect of radiosurgery as the primary surgical management forpatients...
Book Chapter
Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 6
Published: 15 May 2006
10.1159/000093740
EISBN: 978-3-318-01336-8
... enables us to adjust coordinates by every 0.1 mm, and treat thepatient automatically. We have completed a retrospective study of 222 patients suffering fromessential trigeminal neuralgia treated with GKS in which the target was localized at theretro-gasserian portion of the nerve (We have treated 179...
Book Chapter
Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 5
Published: 05 April 2004
10.1159/000078117
EISBN: 978-3-318-01067-1
... Abstract The successful use of Linac-based radiosurgery for patients with medication refractory trigeminal neuralgia is reported. Since August 2000, 16 patients with medication refractory, idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia have been treated with Linac-based radiosurgery. All patients had at least...
Book Chapter
Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 5
Published: 05 April 2004
10.1159/000078118
EISBN: 978-3-318-01067-1
... Abstract Radiosurgery is a non-invasive alternative to treat medically refractory trigeminal neuralgia(TN) in selected patients. Several reports have described outcomes after gamma kniferadiosurgery (GKR) for TN. We have recently treated a small cohort of patients with TNusing a Linac-based...
Book Chapter
Series: Radiosurgery
Volume: 5
Published: 05 April 2004
10.1159/000078119
EISBN: 978-3-318-01067-1
... Abstract Purpose: Since the initial report of Ford’s group in 1998, no further studies have attemptedto evaluate radiosurgery of the trigeminal nerve in chronic cluster headache (CH). The medicalrationale for targeting of the trigeminal nerve is questionable, but due to the severity...
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 14
Published: 22 April 1998
10.1159/000062032
EISBN: 978-3-318-00267-6
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Book Chapter
Book Chapter