microvascular decompression does anybody know ?

nicholas phillips nicholas at synaptic.demon.co.uk
Mon May 8 12:22:17 EST 1995


It is used for treating certain pain syndromes which are due to 
compression of the cranial nerves by vascular structures (usually 
arteries)within the skull.The commonest syndrome is trigeminal 
neuralgia.togis at inet.uni-c.dk (Tomas Gislason) wrote:
>Microvascular decompression
>Does anybody know anything about this procedure.
>What is it used for?
>Why?
>
>Thanks a billion.
>Tomas gislason





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