Microvascular decompression for hemifacial spasm involving the vertebral artery: A modified effective technique using a gelatin sponge with a FuAiLe medical adhesive.

Journal Article (Letter)

Microvascular Decompression for Hemifacial Spasm Involving the Vertebral Artery (VA): A Modified Effective Technique Using a Gelatin Sponge with a FuAiLe Medical Adhesive. (a)The VA pushes the anterior inferior cerebellar artery (AICA) which compressed the root exit zone (REZ) of the facial nerve. (b) The VA was adhered to the petrous dura, and the AICA was decompressed from the REZ by a Teflon pad.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Xue, F; Shen, Z; Wang, Y; Kwok, SC; Yin, J

Published Date

  • July 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 857 - 861

PubMed ID

  • 34050606

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC8193698

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1755-5949

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1755-5930

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/cns.13662


  • eng