Conditions Treated With The Jannetta Procedure

The Jannetta Procedure is effective in the treatment of several challenging medical conditions in which blood vessels surrounding the base of the brain put pressure on cranial nerves and/or on the brain stem itself.

Proven Effective 

Trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureaux)
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Hemifacial spasm
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Meniere’s Disease, disabling vertigo, and tinnitus
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Glossopharyngeal neuralgia
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Essential hypertension
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Promising Results

At the Foundation, innovative applications of the Jannetta Procedure are being carefully studied in research and clinical trials. Results to date are promising for several conditions.
 
Parkinson’s Disease
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Type 2 diabetes
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Bell’s Palsy
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Cardiac arrhythmias
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Obstructive sleep apnea
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What Patients Say

“I’m so fortunate to have had you as my surgeon. You saved my life and I’ll never forget it.”
- J.C., Florida

"I'm still going great. Not a day goes by that I don't count my blessings because of you."
- V.A., Pennsylvania Dr. Jannetta is one of the few physicians to be the sole subject of a book—“Working in a Very Small Place: The Making of a Neurosurgeon” by Mark L. Shelton.