What is Microvascular Decompression ?
Microvascular decompression is a surgical treatment that relieves the symptoms of nerve compression (pain, muscle twitching) caused by an artery or vein. It offers the longest relief from trigeminal neuralgia pain and the lowest risk of permanent facial numbness following surgery.
What is the purpose of it ?
Microvascular Decompression is used to reduce pressure from a pulsing vessel pressing against the trigeminal nerve, which causes painful facial impulses.