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Role of the MRI in TN

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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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…

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MVD next week !

Having my MDV 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.   97 more words

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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

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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

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October 7 - Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day

What is Trigeminal Neuralgia? I had no clue until I was forced to know of it by way of my twin sister who was suffering terribly with it. 830 more words

Lakisha Johnson