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Does the success rate of microvascular decompression surgery go down if it is preceded by percutaneous procedures like as radio frequency rhizotomy, glycerol injection or balloon compression?

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Dr. Walid Osta
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In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely to interfere.

In brief: Unlikely

Unlikely to interfere.
Dr. Walid Osta
Dr. Walid Osta
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In brief: No

The surgery isn't compromised by that it just means other therapies didn't work.

In brief: No

The surgery isn't compromised by that it just means other therapies didn't work.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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