The evidence considered by the Interventional Procedures Advisory Committee is described in the following documents.
'Lim JNW and Ayiku L (2004) Systematic review of the clinical efficacy and safety of stereotactic radiosurgery (gamma knife) in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. University of Sheffield; Review Body for Interventional Procedures'.
NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers ('Understanding NICE guidance'). It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.