trigeminal tractotomy

(redirected from Sjoqvist tractotomy)

tri·gem·i·nal trac·tot·o·my

division of the descending fibers of the trigeminal tract in the medulla.

Sjöqvist,

O., Swedish neurosurgeon, 1901-1954.
Sjöqvist tractotomy - division of the descending fibers of the trigeminal tract in the medulla. Synonym(s): trigeminal tractotomy