Search for dissertations about: "trigeminal neuralgia"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words trigeminal neuralgia.

  1. 1. Percutaneous Balloon Compression for the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia

    Author : Pär Asplund; A. Tommy Bergenheim; Patric Blomstedt; Marc Sindou; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; trigeminal neuralgia; multiple sclerosis; surgery; percutaneous balloon compression; percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizolysis; neurokirurgi; Neurosurgery;

    Abstract : Background. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a paroxysmal unilateral facial pain condition. That it is rather rare is of little comfort to those who are affected, as TN is often described as one of the worst pains known to mankind. Advanced age and multiple sclerosis (MS) are risk factors for developing TN. READ MORE

  2. 2. Central pain in multiple sclerosis : clinical characteristics, sensory abnormalities and treatment

    Author : Anders Österberg; Per Hansson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : In the present research programme the occurrence of pain in MS was investigated, with special emphasis on central pain (CP). Questionnaires were sent to all 429 patients with definite MS in the patient register at our neurology department. READ MORE