This book provides an overview of the history, anatomy, epidemiology, diagnosis (HPI, PE, Imaging), non-pharmacological management and medication management of trigeminal nerve pain. Nerve blocks for the trigeminal nerve and branches, Radiofrequency ablation, chemodenervation, cryotherapy, botox injections, neuromodulation infusion therapy, balloon compression gamma knife therapy, decompression surgery, peripheral neurectomy and the psychological impact are also examined with an algorithm for management recommendations included in the final chapter.
Trigeminal Nerve Pain - A Guide to Clinical Management comprehensively covers how to manage patients with this often debilitating pain and is of use to trainees and practising internists, hospitalists, surgeons and anaesthesiologists seeking to increase their understanding of this complex condition.
• Discusses various therapeutic modalities for trigeminal nerve pain
• Comprehensive guide to an evolving area of treatment and interest
• Includes recommendations for effective clinical decision making