Trigeminal Neuralgia

Hardcover | November 1, 2010

EditorPeter J. Jannetta

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Peter J. Jannetta, the neurosurgeon/neuroscientist who has contributed so much to the evaluation and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and other cranial nerve disorders brings together the most distinguished contributors in Trigeminal Neuralgia. This seminal work collates and categorizes in one succinct volume what we understand about the various forms of face pain syndromes. By providing information on former beliefs, as well as current understanding, this book provides multiple options regarding diagnosis, medical treatment and operativeintervention which will help decision making, develop knowledge and improve care of patients. Trigeminal Neuralgia begins with an Introduction explaining where we were and what role those ideas have played in current thinking, all with the goal of giving the reader a basis for future thought. With each subsequent chapter - written by basic scientists and astute clinicians working in the areaof facial pain - enigmas are clarified, solutions of apparently untreatable problems are presented, and a better understanding of how diagnoses and pathophysiology are evolving are presented. This is a must read for all who would learn about neurogenic facial pain.

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Peter J. Jannetta, the neurosurgeon/neuroscientist who has contributed so much to the evaluation and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and other cranial nerve disorders brings together the most distinguished contributors in Trigeminal Neuralgia. This seminal work collates and categorizes in one succinct volume what we understand about ...

Peter J. Jannetta, MD is a world-renowned neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of cranial nerve disorders. He is former Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he served for 29 years. He is currently Professor of Neurosurgery at Allegheny General Hospital....

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Contributors1. Ken Casey and Peter J. Jannetta: History of Trigeminal Neuralgia2. Ken Casey and Peter J. Jannetta: Anatomy and Physiology3. Peter J. Jannetta: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Typical and Atypical Symptoms4. George J. Hadeed and Peter J. Jannetta: Medical Therapy, the Dentist's Perspective5. David Halpert: Face Pain in the Front Lines6. Jeffrey Cohen: Current Medical Therapy7. Mark E. Linskey and Peter J. Jannetta: Differential Diagnosis, Look-alike Diseases, atypical Trigeminal Neuralgia8. Peter J. Jannetta and Ray Sekula: The Evaluation of the Preoperative Patient9. Toba Niazi, Paul A. House, and Ronald I. Apfelbaum: Trigeminal Neuralgia, Current Operative Procedures: Overview10. John M. Tew, Jr., Andrew Grande, and Chad Morgan: Percutaneous Radiofrequency Rhizotomy11. Douglas Kondziolka and L. Dade Lundsford: Percutaneous Glycerol Rhizotomy12. Jeffrey A. Brown: Percutaneous Balloon Compression13. Mark E. Linskey: Stereotactic Focal Irradiation14. Peter J. Jannetta, Mark R. McLaughlin, and Raymond F. Sekula. Jr: Microvascular Decompression15. Hae-Dong Jho, Diana HJ Jho, and David H. Jho: Microvascular Decompression and the Endoscope16. Joanna M. Zakrzewska: Future Medical Therapy17. Peter J. Jannetta: IntrospectiveIndex