The Value of Gelfoam in Prevention of Recurrence Following Microvascular Decompression

Author(s): Lei Xia, Ming-Xing Liu, Jun Zhong†, Ning-Ning Dou

Trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm and glossopharyngsal neuralgia account for the majority of cranial nerve hyperexcitability disorders. As
vascular compression of the cranial nerve root has been believed to be the etiology, microvascular decompression (MVD) has nowadays become
the most effective remedy for these disorders.

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