Recurrent trigeminal neuralgia after previous microvascular decompression: outcome of surgical treatment

V. Gerganov, T. Günter, A. Akbarian, A. Samii & M. Samii
Objective: The recurrence rate after microvascular decompression (MVD) in pharmacologically refractory trigeminal neuralgia (TGN) is 3-30%, and the annual recurrence rate at long-term follow-up ranges from 1 to 3.5%. The management of such patients is a challenge, and several options have [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]