a method of reaching the gasserian ganglion by passing a needle from the mouth, inserting it about the level of the upper midmolar tooth, and passing it inward until the point reaches the bone in front and to the outer side of the foramen ovale, allowing an alcohol injection to be made for the relief of trigeminal neuralgia.
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Hartel,Fritz, 20th century German surgeon.
Hartel technique - a method of reaching the gasserian ganglion for the relief of trigeminal neuralgia.
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