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What procedures or surgeries are there to treat trigeminal neuralgia?
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Dr. Adam Hebb
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Multiple
Surgeries to treat tn can be divided into: 1 - surgeries which damage the nerve 2 - decompression of the nerve nerve damaging procedures include: a - gamma knife radiosurgery b - "burning the nerve" with a radiofrequency pulse c - "crunching the nerve" with a balloon decompression surgery includes microvascular decompression (mvd).
The type of surgery that is best depends on your history.

In brief: Multiple
Surgeries to treat tn can be divided into: 1 - surgeries which damage the nerve 2 - decompression of the nerve nerve damaging procedures include: a - gamma knife radiosurgery b - "burning the nerve" with a radiofrequency pulse c - "crunching the nerve" with a balloon decompression surgery includes microvascular decompression (mvd).
The type of surgery that is best depends on your history.
Dr. Adam Hebb
Dr. Adam Hebb
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Multiple
The most common procedures performed for trigeminal neuralgia are gamma knife radiation to the ganglion region, percutaneous rhizotomy with electrical current, and decompression surgery.
Other treatments are used but these are some of the most common.

In brief: Multiple
The most common procedures performed for trigeminal neuralgia are gamma knife radiation to the ganglion region, percutaneous rhizotomy with electrical current, and decompression surgery.
Other treatments are used but these are some of the most common.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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