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Welcome, I am so glad you have found your way to hope4tn.org! This site is the beginning of a dream come true for me. When I was diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) in July of 2010 my life came to a screeching halt. 110 more words

Facial Pain

Role of the MRI in TN

On many TN (Trigeminal neuralgia) forums, I came across a number of people having 2nd or 3rd MRI’s in order to obtain proof of a trigeminal compression.   689 more words

Microvascular Decompression

A truck ran me over ...

What a surgery last week … Ouf … Coming back soon after a bit of recovery …

No more TN so far though…

Microvascular Decompression

MVD next week !

Having surgery this week made me think about everyone around me that helped me one way or another during this ordeal.  Work colleagues and bosses, we’re so comprehensive with me has I was working (or trying …) and coping with pain.   95 more words

Microvascular Decompression

MVD vs Partial sensory rhizotomy...

My neurosurgeon told me that, during MVD, if they do not find any obvious compression, they usually propose a procedure called “partial sensory rhizotomy” (PSR).  This involves cutting part of the trigeminal nerve at the base of your brain.   245 more words

Microvascular Decompression

A bit about me (:

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) challenged me 16 months ago.  I’m presently waiting for a head surgery (MVD) that, i hope, will permit to gain my active lifestyle back. 360 more words

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M.Jannetta ...

So he’s the famous Mr. Jannetta, the founder of the MVD procedure (microvascular decompression), THE solution wich offers the best outcome for trigeminal patients.

The one who in 1967 with the advent of the operative microscope, confirmed the 1932 theory of… 38 more words

Microvascular Decompression