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Medications for Interventional Pain Management in Trigeminal Neuralgia

  • Siddharth Chavali
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Abstract

Clinicians have been searching for means to alleviate incapacitating pain for a long time. Perineural injection of various substances found to reduce pain, by interrupting neural conduction, chemical neurolysis, or other mechanisms of action. The medications most commonly administered during interventional procedures for pain management include local anaesthetics, corticosteroids, and neurolytic agents. This chapter contains a brief review of the most commonly used agents in interventional procedures for trigeminal neuralgia (TGN).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siddharth Chavali
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  1. 1.Department of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical CareAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)New DelhiIndia

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