TITLE

Does the presence of a pontine trigeminal lesion represent an absolute contraindication for microvascular decompression in drug resistant trigeminal neuralgia?

AUTHOR(S)
Ferroli, P.; Franzini, A.; Farina, L.; La Mantia, L.; Broggi, G.
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Jan2002, p122
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66345897

 

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