What is Percutaneous ballon compression rhizotomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Generic name: Rhizotomy

Percutaneous ganglion balloon compression (PBC) rhizotomy is a neurosurgical procedure that selectively severs problematic nerve roots. It is a treatment option done to relieve the symptoms of neuromuscular conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Percutaneous ballon compression rhizotomy

Side effect Patients
Heavy sensation in head 1
Numbness in face 1

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Currently having Percutaneous ballon compression rhizotomy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
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