Vascular compression of the trigeminal nerve is a frequent finding in asymptomatic individuals: 3-T MR imaging of 200 trigeminal nerves using 3D CISS sequences

Peker S., Dincer A. , Pamir M. N.

ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA, vol.151, no.9, pp.1081-1088, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 151 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00701-009-0329-y
  • Title of Journal : ACTA NEUROCHIRURGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1081-1088


The aim of this study was to assess whether individuals without symptoms of trigeminal neuralgia exhibit vascular compression of the trigeminal nerve. This was investigated using ultra-high-field MR imaging.