Trigeminal Neuralgia Resources

The resources in this section will provide more in-depth information on trigeminal neuralgia, or TN. You will be able to find information on treatment, including medication and medical procedures, as well as coping strategies and support groups.

Links

A Patient's Guide to Understanding of TN (PDF)

CJW Medical Center -- Trigeminal Neuralgia - A Cause of Intense Face Pain

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -- Trigeminal Neuralgia Information Page

Trigeminal Neuralgia Association (TNA) Homepage

Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment Center of Virginia

Trigeminal Neuralgia entry in Wikipedia

Printed Sources

Alexander, Debra M. "Facing the Pain of Trigeminal Neuralgia" Nursing, July 2007, Vol 37 Issue 7, p18-19.

Baker, Fred G. "Quality of LIfe and Individual Treatment Choice in Trigeminal Neuralgia" Pain, Ocotber 2007, Vol. 131 Issue 3, p234-236.

Broggi, Giovanni; Ferroli, et. al. "Microvascular Decompression for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Comments on a Series of 250 Cases, Including 10 Patients with Multiple Sclerosis" Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. London, January 2000.

Devor, Marshall; Wood, Irene; Sharav, Yair; Zakrzewska, Joanna M. "Trigeminal Neuralgia During Sleep" Pain Practice. July/August 2008, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p263-268.

Kabatas, Serdar; Albayrak, S. Baki; Cansever, Tufan; Hepgul, Kemal T. "Microvascular decompression as a surgical management for trigeminal neuralgia: A critical review of the literature" Neurology India, March 2009, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p134-138.

Ogungbo, B., et. al. "Microvascular Decompression in the Elderly: Outcome in Patients Over 65 Years" British Journal of Neurosurgery. Abingdon, February 1998.