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Can the pain can come back after microvascular decompression brain surgery to stop tn? 

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are never 100% guarantees.

In brief: Yes

There are never 100% guarantees.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are many options to treat trugeminal neuralgia.
Mvd is about 80% effective at 5 years in controlling the pain. You may still be a candidate for stereotactic radio surgery.

In brief: Yes

There are many options to treat trugeminal neuralgia.
Mvd is about 80% effective at 5 years in controlling the pain. You may still be a candidate for stereotactic radio surgery.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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2 comments
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Reoperation, rhizotomy(heating or chemically treating) are other options to lower radiation long term risks, but increase risk of facial inj
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
MVD is the best treatment for TN in those who can tolerate surgery. If pain returns, a re-operation is possible. If not other procedures may be performed.
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