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What are some complications of microvascular decompression?

Microvascular decompression (MVD) is a major operation. There have been reports of major complications such as meningitis, stroke or even life-threatening complications and death. In our experience, we've never had anybody have a stroke or a fatal complication, but it's not out of the question, and so it is something that has to be carefully considered.

In our experience, after the four-hour operation, many patients don't even have to go to the ICU. Now, almost half of them leave on the second day after surgery, so many people are having this operation with outstanding relief.

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