Trigeminal tractotomy-nucleotomy


Has anyone ever heard of, or has any experience with a so called “trigeminal tractotomy-nucleotomy”?

It seems to be a minimal invasive surgery to treat a wide spectrum of pain syndromes.

For example I do suffer from pain on my entire left side of the head (GPN,TN, occipital pain, atypical facial pain …).

It seems that this procedure helps for most of these complex problems.

Some informative links:;year=2013;volume=16;issue=1;spage=1;epage=8;aulast=Singh

Please let me know if you have any knowledge about this procedure.



Thanks these are new articles I have not read. Very informative.


Yes I think so too. It looks like a cure for many sorts of pain that are otherwise hard or impossible to cure.