On many TN forums, I came across a number of people having 2nd or 3rd MRI’s in order to obtain proof of a trigeminal compression. I did the same, had a total of four MRI’s and even drove four hours to get to the latest model ( 669 more words
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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
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