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Table 1 The demographic characteristics of these 68 patients

From: Percutaneous balloon compression for primary trigeminal neuralgia in patients older than 80 years

Age, year (range) 84.5 (80–92)
Sex (M:F), no 30:38
Disease duration, year (range) 12.3 (3–45)
Pain involvement, no (%)
 V1 3 (4.4 %)
 V2 13 (19.1 %)
 V3 15 (22.1 %)
 V1 + V2 6 (8.8 %)
 V2 + V3 29 (42.6 %)
 V1 + V2 + V3 2 (2.9 %)
Side affected, no (%)  
 Left side 29 (42.6 %)
 Right side 39 (57.4 %)
Clinical subtypes, no (%)  
 Typical 62 (91.2 %)
 Atypical 6 (8.8 %)
Previous operations, no (%) 28 (41.2 %)
 Glycerol injection 24
 MVD 4
 Radiofrequency thermocoagulation 19
 Alcohol blocks 12