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Joanna Zakrzewska Ledóchowska





Publications by Professor Joanna M. Zakrzewska



  1. Venda Nova C, Zakrzewska JM, R Baker S, Ni Riordain R. Patient reported outcome measures in trigeminal neuralgia - A systematic review of psychometric performance.Eur J Pain. 2021 May 2. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1779.

  2. Daniel HC, Poole JJ, Klein H, Huang C, Zakrzewska JM Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia: A Feasibility Study J Oral Facial Pain Headache . 2021 Winter;35(1):30-34. doi: 10.11607/ofph.2664



  1.  O'Callaghan L, Floden L, Vinikoor-Imler L, Symonds T, Giblin K, Hartford C, Zakrzewska JM . Burden of illness of trigeminal neuralgia among patients managed in a specialist center in England. J Headache Pain. 2020;21(1):130. Doi: 10.1186/s10194-020-01198-z

  2. Besi E, Zakrzewska JM. Trigeminal neuralgia and its variants. Management and diagnosis. Oral Surgery. 2020;13:404-14.

  3. Bendtsen L, Zakrzewska JM, Heinskou TB, M, Leal PR, Nurmikko T, Obermann M, Cruccu G, Maarbjerg S Advances in diagnosis, classification, pathophysiology, and management of trigeminal neuralgia. Lancet Neurol 2020:19 :784-96 doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(20)30233-7.

  4. Coats RO, Crossley KL., Conlin N, Wu,J, Zakrzewska JM, Pavitt SH, Phillips N, Mon-Williams M. Cognitive and sensorimotor function in participants being treated for trigeminal neuralgia pain Journal Headache &Pain 2020: 21: 91 doi.org/10.1186/s10194-020-01156-9

  5. Kotecha M, Cheshire WP, Finnigan H, Giblin K, Naik H, Palmer J, Tate S, ZakrzewskaJM  Design of Phase 3 Studies Evaluating Vixotrigine for Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia J Pain research 2020: 13: 1601-1 doi: 10.2147/JPR.S247182.

  6. Nova, C V; Zakrzewska, J M. ; Baker, S R. ; Riordain, R Treatment Outcomes in Trigeminal Neuralgia–A Systematic Review of Domains, Dimensions and Measures World Neurosurg 2020 doi.org/10.1016/j.wnsx.2020.100070



  1. Ghiai, A; Mohamed T, Hussain M, Hayes E,  Zakrzewska JM The role of a clinical nurse specialist in managing patients with trigeminal neuralgia. Br J Pain :2019 /doi.org/10.1177/2049463719892027

  2. Zakrzewska JM Trigeminal Neuralgia Dental Update 2019: 46: 730- 737

  3. Zakrzewska JM  Why is the simple act of listening to a patient’s story of suffering so important The 2019 Charles Tomes Lecture  Faculty Dental J 2019: 10 : 3 90-93 DOI :10.1308/rcsfdj.2019.90

  4. Awal DH, Amin K, Venda-Nova C, Naqvi A, Zakrzewska J. The specialist management of non-temporomandibular orofacial pain: maxillofacial surgery's known unknown? Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 57:749-754. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2019.06.024.

  5. Godazandeh K, Martinez Sosa S, Wu J, Zakrzewska JM. Trigeminal neuralgia: Comparison of characteristics and impact in patients with or without multiple sclerosis. Mult Scler Relat Disord. 2019 Jun 17;34:41-46. doi: 10.1016/j.msard.2019.06.015.

  6. Moore D, Chong MS, Shetty A, Zakrzewska JM. A systematic review of rescue analgesic strategies in acute exacerbations of primary trigeminal neuralgia. Br J Anaesth. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S0007-0912(19)30430-1. doi: 10.1016/j.bja.2019.05.026

  7. Bendtsen L, Zakrzewska JM, Abbott J, Braschinsky M, Di Stefano G, Donnet A, Eide PK, Leal PRL, Maarbjerg S, May A, Nurmikko T, Obermann M, Jensen TS, Cruccu G. EAN guideline on trigeminal neuralgia. Eur J Neurol. 2019 Mar 12. doi: 10.1111/ene.13950

  8. Zakrzewska JM, Ferguson A. Padfield D Visual imagery, a tool to explore the impact of burning mouth syndrome  J Oral Facial Pain & Headache 2019 Winter;33(1):e8-e14. doi: 10.11607/ofph.2095



  1. Jafree,D and Zakrzewska J.M.  Long-term pain relief at five years after medical, repeat surgical procedures or no management for recurrence of trigeminal neuralgia after microvascular decompression: analysis of a historical cohort Br J Neurosurg 2018 Nov 19:1-6. doi: 10.1080/02688697.2018.1538484.

  2. Zakrzewska,JM ; Palmer J. ;Bendtsen L; Di Stefano G.; Ettlin DA ; Maarbjerg S; Obermann M ; Morisset V; Steiner D; Tate S. ; Cruccu G. Challenges recruiting to a proof-of-concept pharmaceutical trial in a rare disease: the trigeminal neuralgia experience Trials 2018 Dec 27;19(1):704. doi: 10.1186/s13063-018-3045-1.

  3. Jafree DJ, Zakrzewska JM, Bhatia S, Venda Nova C Accuracy of the painDETECT screening questionnaire for detection of neuropathic components in hospital-based patients with orofacial pain: a prospective cohort study. J Headache Pain. 2018 Nov 6;19(1):103. doi: 10.1186/s10194-018-0932-5.

  4. Padfield D, Omand H, Semino E, Williams ACC, Zakrzewska JM. Images as catalysts for meaning-making in medical pain encounters: a multidisciplinary analysis. Med Humanit. 2018 Jun 12. pii: medhum-2017-011415. doi: 10.1136/medhum-2017-011415

  5. Symonds T, Randall JA, Hoffman DL, Zakrzewska JM, Gehringer W, Lee JY Measuring the impact of trigeminal neuralgia pain: the Penn Facial Pain Scale-Revised. J Pain Res. 2018 Jun 5;11:1067-1073. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S152958. eCollection 2018

  6. Zakrzewska JM, Wu N, Lee JYK, Werneburg B, Hoffman D, Liu Y. Characterizing Treatment Utilization Patterns for Trigeminal Neuralgia in the United States. Clin J Pain. 2018:34:691-699. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000595

  7. Tentolouris-Piperas, Lee G, Reading J, O’Keefe A.G. Zakrzewska JM, Cregg R.Adverse effects of antiepileptics in trigeminal neuralgiform pain  Acta Neurolo Scand  2018 Jun;137(6):566-574. DOI: 10.1111/ane.12901

  8. Jafree,D, Williams A and Zakrzewska JM Impact of pain and post-operative complications on patient-reported outcome measures five years after microvascular decompression or partial sensory rhizotomy for trigeminal neuralgia. Acta Neurochirurgica 2018 Jan;160(1):125-134. doi.org/10.1007/s00701-017-3350-6



  1. Ashton-James CE Dekker PH, Judy Addai-Davis, Chadwick T, Zakrzewska JM, Padfield D and C de C Williams A Can images of pain enhance patient–clinician rapport in pain consultations? Br J Pain 2017:DOI: 10.1177/2049463717717125

  2. Semino E, Zakrzewska JM, Williams A Images and the dynamics of pain consultations The Lancet 2017, 389:1186-1187 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30773-0

  3. Padfield D and Zakrzewska JM Encountering Pain The Lancet 2017: 389: 117-1178 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(17)30756-0

  4. Zakrzewska JM, Palmer J, Morisset V, Giblin GMP, Obermann M, Ettlin DA, Cruccu C, Bendtsen  L, Estacion M, Derjean D, Waxman SG, Layton G,  Gunn K, and Tate S. Safety and efficacy of a Nav1.7-selective sodium channel blocker, in trigeminal neuralgia: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised withdrawal phase 2a trial, Lancet Neurology 2017 Feb 16. pii: S1474-4422(17)30005-4. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(17)30005-4.

  5. Zakrzewska JM, Wu J Mon Williams M ,Phillips N. Pavitt SH Evaluating the impact of trigeminal neuralgia.Pain 2017 , 158: 1166-1174 . doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000853 

  6. Zakrzewska J.M. and Jenson T. History of facial pain diagnosis Cephalalgia 2017: 37: 604-608  doi: 10.1177/0333102417691045



  1. McMillan R, Forssell H, Buchanan JAG, Glenny AM, Weldon JC, Zakrzewska JM. Interventions for treating burning mouth syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD002779. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002779.pub3.

  2. Zakrzewska JM, Linskey ME Trigeminal Neuralgia Am Fam Physician. 2016 Jul 15;94(2):133-5

  3. Cruccu G, Finnerup NB, Jensen TS, Scholz J, Sindou M, Svensson P, Treede, RD Zakrzewska JM , and Nurmikko T Trigeminal neuralgia: new classification and diagnostic grading for practice and research Neurology 2016:87:1-9

  4. Lang M, Selvadurai T. Zakrzewska JM Referrals to a facial pain service Br Dent J 2016:220:345-348

  5. Zakrzewska J, Buchanan JAG. Burning mouth syndrome. Systematic review 1301. BMJ Clinical Evidence.http://clinicalevidence.bmj.com/x/systematic-review/1301/overview.html. 2016;01:1301



  1. Allsop MJ, Twiddy M, Grant H, Czoski-Murray C, Mon-Williams M, Mushtaq F, Phillips N, Zakrzewska JM, Pavitt S. Diagnosis, medication, and surgical management for patients with trigeminal neuralgia: a qualitative study. Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2015  Nov;157(11):1925-33. doi: 10.1007/s00701-015-2515-4

  2. Besi E. , Cregg R, Boniface D, Zakrzewska JM Comparison of tolerability and adverse symptoms in oxcarbazepine and carbamazepine in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and neuralgiform headaches using the Liverpool Adverse Events Profile (AEP). J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec;16(1):563. doi: 10.1186/s10194-015-0563-z. Epub 2015 Sep 3.

  3. Zakrzewska JM. Trigeminal neuralgia : unilateral episodic facial pain J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015:29:182-184

  4. Padfield D, Zakrzewska JM, Williams A C de C Do photographic images of pain improve communication in the pain consultation? Pain Res Manag 2015:20(3) :123-128

  5. Durham J, Newton-John TRO, Zakrzewska JM Temporomandibular disorders  BMJ 2015: 350:h1154

  6. Zakrzewska JM, Linskey ME Summaries of BMJ Clinical Evidence Trigeminal Neuralgia 2015;350:h1238; BMJ 2015; 350:h1238 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h1238

  7. Brailo V, Zakrzewska JM Grading the intensity of non-dental orofacial pain - identification of cut off points for mild, moderate and severe pain J Pain Research  2015 :8:95-104

  8. Zakrzewska JM Temporomandibular disorders, headaches and chronic pain. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Mar;29(1):61-3; discussion 63. doi: 10.3109/15360288.2014.1003678. Epub 2015 Feb 2.


  1. Zakrzewska JM , Linskey  ME 2015 BMJ Clinical Evidence Podcast on Trigeminal neuralgia available at http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h1238

  2.  Utube for Trigeminal Neuralgia Association  Health sector TV national health channel broadcasting  advances in trigeminal neuralgia http://www.healthsector.tv/videos/nhs-advances-in-trigeminal-neuralgia/  March 2014  by Sept 2015 viewed by 16,453


  1. Durham J, Zakrzewska J.M. Temporomandibular disorders (TMDS): a common musculoskeletal pain in the face. Clin Focus Prim Care 2014: 8 (3): 124-127

  2. Zakrzewska JM, Linskey ME. Trigeminal Neuralgia Clin Evid (Online). 2014 Oct 6; 2014. pii: 1207

  3. Bonathan CJ, Zakrzewska JM, Love J, Williams ACdeC Beliefs and distress about orofacial pain: patient journey through a specialist pain consultation Joral Facial Pain Headache 2014;28:223-232 

  4. Zakrzewska JM , Padfield D The patient’s journey through trigeminal neuralgia Pain Clin Update 2014: 22:1: 1-7

  5. Zakrzewska JM , Linskey M Trigeminal Neuralgia BMJ 2014 : 348:26- 30; g474 doi:10.1136/bmj.g474

  6. Schiffman E, Ohrbach R, Truelove E, Look J, Anderson G, Goulet J-P, List T, Svensson P, Gonzalez Y,  Lobbezoo F,  Michelotti A, Brooks S, Ceusters W, Drangsholt M, Ettlin D, Gaul C, Goldberg LJ, Haythornthwaite J, Hollender L, Jensen R, John MT, deLaat A, deLeeuw R, Maixner W, van der Meulen M, Murray GM, Nixdorf DR, Palla S, Petersson A, Pionchon P, Smith B, Visscher C, Zakrzewska J, and Dworkin SF.  Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (DC/TMD) for Clinical and Research Applications: Recommendations of the International RDC/TMD Consortium Network and Orofacial Pain Special Interest Group. Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache 2014:  28:6-27.  doi: 10.11607/jop.1151


  1. Zakrzewska JM, Palmer J.,Ettlin D, Oberman M, Giblin GMP, Morisset V; Tate S, Gunn K Novel design  for  a Phase IIa Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Randomized Withdrawal Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of CNV1014802 in Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia Trials 2013, 14:402 doi:10.1186/1745-6215-14-402

  2. Zhang J, Yang M, Zhou M, He L, Chen N, Zakrzewska JM. Non-antiepileptic drugs for trigeminal neuralgia.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Dec 3;12:CD004029

  3. Shephard MK, Macgregor EA, Zakrzewska JM. Orofacial Pain: A Guide for the Headache Physician Headache. 2013 Nov 21. doi: 10.1111/head.12272.

  4. Akram H, Mirza B, Kitchen N, Zakrzewska JM. Proposal for evaluating the quality of reports of surgical interventions in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia: the Surgical Trigeminal Neuralgia Score. Neurosurg Focus 2013;35(3):E3 doi: 10.3171/2013.6.FOCUS13213

  5. Zakrzewska JM Differential diagnosis of facial pain and guidelines for management. BrJ Anaesthesia  2013: 111: 95-104; doi: 10.1093/bja/aet125

  6. Zakrzewska JM Multidimensionality of chronic pain of the oral cavity and face. J Headache Pain 2013: 14: 1;37:  doi: 10.1186/1129-2377-14-37.

  7. Kern KW, Nalamachu S, Brasseur L, Zakrzewska JM Can treatment success with 5% lidocaine medicated plaster be predicted in cancer pain with neuropathic components or trigeminal neuropathic pain? J Pain Research 2013:6:261-280

  8. Zakrzewska JM. Peer-reviewed CPD. Br Dent J. 2013 Feb;214(4):144. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.169 letter



  1. Zakrzewska JM, Coakham H. Microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia : un update Current Neurol 2012: 25, 296-301

  1. Zakrzewska JM. Education is better than splints in temperomandibular pain. BMJ. 2012 Nov 6;345:e7447. doi: 10.1136/bmj.e7447 letter

  2. .Zakrzewska JM Time to listen and explain Pain News 2012 10(2) : 92-94

  3. Zakrzewska JM.Botulinum toxin for trigeminal neuralgia - do we have the evidence? Cephalalgia. 2012 :32: 1156-7;letter

  4. Zakrzewska JM. Should we still use the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale? Pain. 2012 Jun;153(6):1332 letter

  5. Zakrzewska,J.M. Are headaches different from other chronic pains? J Headache Pain 2012:13, 171. letter

  6. Zakrzewska,J.M. Should we still use the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale? Pain 2012:153, 1332.letter



  1. Zakrzewska JM Facial neuralgias Faculty Dental Journal 2011: 2(4) ;152- 157

  2. Zakrzewska JM , Akram H Neurosurgical interventions for classical trigeminal neuralgia Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2011 Sep 7;9:CD007312.

  3. Nixdorf DR, Drangsholt MT, Ettlin DA, Gaul C, De Leeuw R, Svensson P, Zakrzewska JM, DE Laat A, Ceusters W Classifying orofacial pains: a new proposal of taxonomy based on ontology. J Oral Rehabil. 2011 Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2842.2011.02247

  4. Napenas J, Zakrzewska JM Diagnosis and management of trigeminal neuropathic pains. Pain Manage. 2011:1:353-365

  5. Zakrzewska JM, McMillan R. Trigeminal neuralgia: the diagnosis and management of this excruciating and poorly understood facial pain. Postgrad Med J. 2011 Jun;87(1028):410-6.

  6. Zakrzewska JM  Surgery for trigeminal neuralgia? Pain 2011;152:469-470

  7. Yang M, Zhou M, He L, Chen N, Zakrzewska JM. Non-antiepileptic drugs for trigeminal neuralgia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004029. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004029.pub3.

  8. Aggarwal VR, Joughin A, Zakrzewska JM, Crawford FJ, Tickle M. Dentists' and specialists' knowledge of chronic orofacial pain: results from a continuing professional development survey. Prim Dent care 2011; 18(1):41-44.

  9. Zakrzewska JM  Surgery for trigeminal neuralgia? Pain 2011;152:469-470

  10. Zakrzewska JM, McMillan R  Trigeminal neuralgia: the diagnosis and management of this excruciating and poorly understood facial pain. Postgrad Med J 2011


  1. Zakrzewska JM Assessment and management of trigeminal neuralgia Br J Hospital Med   2010: :71: 490-494

  2. Zakrzewska JM Medical management of trigeminal neuropathic pains  EOP: Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy 2010 Jun;11(8):1239-54

  3. Padfield D, Janmohamed F, Zakrzewska JM, Pither C, Hurwitz B.A slippery surface... can photographic images of pain improve communication in pain consultations? Int J Surg. 2010;8(2):144-50  


  1. Zakrzewska JM Facial pain : an update Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 2009: 3:125-130

  2. Jorns T, Johnston A, Zakrzewska J. Pilot study to evaluate the efficacy and tolerability of levetiracetam (Keppra) in treatment of patients with trigeminal neuralgia. EJoN 2009: 740-744

  3. Zakrzewska JM, Jorns TP, Spatz A. Patient led conferences - Who attends, are their expectations met and do they vary in three different countries? Eur J Pain 2009:13:486-491

  4. Zakrzewska JM, Linskey ME. Clin Evid (Online). 2009 Mar 12;2009. pii: 1207.PMID: 19445753

  5. Zakrzewska JM Critical commentary 1: steroid dysregulation and stomatodynia (burning mouth syndrome). J Orofac Pain. 2009 Summer;23(3):211-3;

  6.  ZakrzewskaJM "Nerve combing" for trigeminal neuralgia without vascular compression Clin J Pain. 2009 Sep;25(7):652


  1. Gronseth G, Cruccu G, Alksne J, Argoff C, Brainin M, Burchiel K, Nurmikko T, Zakrzewska JM. Practice parameter: the diagnostic evaluation and treatment of trigeminal neuralgia (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology and the European Federation of Neurological Societies.Neurology. 2008 Oct 7;71(15):1183-90.

  2. Cruccu G, Gronseth G, Alksne J, Argoff C, Brainin M, Burchiel K, Nurmikko T, Zakrzewska JM; American Academy of Neurology Society; European Federation of Neurological Society.AAN-EFNS guidelines on trigeminal neuralgia management   Eur J Neurol. 2008 Oct;15(10):1013-28.

  3. Spencer CJ, Neubert JK, Gremillion H, Zakrzewska JM, Ohrbach R.Toothache or trigeminal neuralgia: treatment dilemmas.J Pain. 2008 Sep;9(9):767-70.

  4. Zakrzewska JM, Jorns TP, Spatz A. Patient led conferences - Who attends, are their expectations met and do they vary in three different countries? Eur J Pain 2008

  5. Aggarwal VR, McBeth J, Zakrzewska JM, Macfarlane GJ.Unexplained orofacial pain - is an early diagnosis possible?Br Dent J. 2008 Aug 9;205(3):E6; discussion 140-1. Epub 2008 Jul 4

  6. Devor M, Wood I, Sharav Y, Zakrzewska JM. Trigeminal Neuralgia During Sleep. Pain Pract. 2008;8(4):263-8.

  7. Zakrzewska JM, Linskey ME Neurosurgical interventions for the treatment of classical trigeminal neuralgia (protocol) Cochrane Database of systematic Reviews 2008 : 3  Art No CD007312

  8. Aggarwal VR, McBeth J, Zakrzewska JM, Macfarlane GJ. Unexplained orofacial pain - is an early diagnosis possible? BDJ 2008: Aug 9;205(3):E6

  9. Aggarwal VR, McBeth J, Zakrzewska JM, Lunt M, Macfarlane GJ. Are reports of mechanical dysfunction in chronic oro-facial pain related to somatisation? A population based study. Eur J Pain. 2008: 12: 501-507


  1. Spatz,AL, Zakrzewska JM, Kay EJ Decision analysis of medical and surgical treatments for trigeminal neuralgia: How patient evaluations of benefits and risks affect the utility of treatment decisions. Pain 2007: 131:302-310

  2. Jorns TP, Zakrzewska J M Evidence-based approach to the medical management of trigeminal neuralgia. Br J Neurosurg. 2007;21(3):253-61.

  3. Aggarwal VR, McBeth J, Lunt M, Zakrzewska JM, Macfarlane GJ. Development and validation of classification criteria for idiopathic orofacial pain for use in population-based studies.J Orofac Pain. 2007 ;21(3):203-15.

  4. Yilmaz Z, Renton T, Yiangou Y, Zakrzewska J, Chessell IP, Bountra C, Anand P. Burning mouth syndrome as a trigeminal small fibre neuropathy: Increased heat and capsaicin receptor TRPV1 in nerve fibres correlates with pain score. J Clin Neurosci. 2007:14: 864-871

  5. Zakrzewska JM Nevralgies et algies vasculaires Realities Cliniques 2007: 18: (4) 423-431

  6. Zakrzewska JM Diagnosis and management of non-dental orofacial pain. Dent Update. 2007 Apr;34(3):134-6, 138-9


  1. Aggarwal VR, McBeth J, Zakrzewska JM, Lunt M, Macfarlane GJ. The epidemiology of chronic syndromes that are frequently unexplained: do they have common associated factors? Int J Epidemiol 2006; 35(2):468-476

  2. Zakrzewska JM, Lopez B Trigeminal neuralgia. Clin Evid. 2006 Jun;(15):1827-35. Review


  1. Zakrzewska JM, Lopez BC, Kim SE, Varian EA, Coakham HB. Patient satisfaction after surgery for trigeminal neuralgia - development of a questionnaire. Acta Neurochir (Wien ) 2005;147:925-932.

  2. Zakrzewska JM, Lopez B  Trigeminal neuralgia.Clin Evid. 2005 : 14: 1669 - 1677 updated yearly, first published 2000

  3. Buchanan J, Zakrzewska JM Burning Mouth syndrome Clin Evid Concise 2005: 15: 467-8 updated yearly first published Issue 2: 1999

  4. Zakrzewska JM. Chan Thornhill  A systematic review of placebo-controlled randomized trials of treatments for oral lichen planus Br J Dermatology 2005: 153: 336-341

  5. Zakrzewska JM, Lopez BC, Kim SE, Coakham HB. Patient reports of satisfaction after microvascular decompression and partial sensory rhizotomy for trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery 2005;56:1304-1311.

  6. Aggarwal VR, Lunt M, Zakrzewska JM, Macfarlane GJ, Macfarlane TV. Development and validation of the Manchester orofacial pain disability scale. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2005 33(2):141-9.

  7. Zakrzewska JM , Glenny AM. Forssell H.  Interventions for treating burning mouth syndrome. Cochrane Library, Oxford Update Software 2005, completed review  - electronic


  1. Zakrzewska J.M Classification issues related to neuropathic trigeminal pain.J Orofac Pain. 2004;18(4):325-31.

  2. Macfarlane T, Blinkhorn A, Craven R, Zakrzewska J, Atkin P, Escudier M, Rooney C, Aggarwal V, MacFarlane G  Can one predict the likely specific orofacial pain syndrome from a self-completed questionnaire? Pain 2004;111(3):270-7.

  3. Lopez BC, Hamlyn PJ, Zakrzewska JM. Stereotactic radiosurgery for primary trigeminal neuralgia: state of the evidence and recommendations for future reports. JNNP 2004; 75(7):1019-1024.

  4. Pinheiro,A. Zakrzewska JM, Robinson PG, Marcenes W. Dental and oral lesions in HIV infected patients: a study in Brazil  Inter Dent J 2004: 54:131-137

  5. Lopez BC, Hamlyn PJ, Zakrzewska JM. Systematic review of ablative neurosurgical techniques for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia. Neurosurgery 2004; 54(4):973-982.

  6. Zakrzewska JM Trigeminal neuralgia and facial pain Seminars in Pain Medicine 2004:2:76-84


  1. Zakrzewska JM, Glenny AM, Forssell H. Interventions for the treatment of burning mouth    syndrome  J. Orofacial Pain: 2003: 17; 293-300

  2. Zakrzewska JM, Lopez BC Quality of papers reporting outcomes after surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia . Recommendations for future reports. Neurosurgery. 2003 : 53:110-122

  3. Zakrzewska JM, Atkin P Oral mucosal lesions in a UK HIV/AIDS oral medicine clinic. J Oral health and preventive dentistry  2003: 1; 73-79

  4.  Zakrzewska JM, Fry H, Larkin KE. A case study used to tackle a common pedagogic problem in medical and dental education: time pressure  Medical teacher 2003;25:391-397

  5. Zakrzewska JM, Boon EC. Use of safety dental  syringes in British and Irish Dental Schools. Br Dent J :2003 ;195:207-209 , also summary and commentary

  6. Fisher A, Zakrzewska JM  Patsalos PN Trigeminal neuralgia: current treatments and future developments Expert Opinion  Emerging Drugs 2003:8 :123-143


  1.  Zakrzewska JM Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of trigeminal neuralgia. Clin J. Pain 2002: 18:14-21

  2. Greenwood I, Zakrzewska JM, Robinson PG Changes in the prevalence of HIV associated mucosal disease at a dedicated clinic over 7 years.   Oral Diseases 2002: 8: 90-4

  3. Zakrzewska JM, Patsalos PN. Long term cohort study comparing medical (oxcarbazepine) and surgical management of intractable trigeminal neuralgia Pain 2002 :95:259-266

  4. Zakrzewska J.M. Facial Pain: neurological and non neurological J.Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry; 2002: 75,ii27-ii32


  1. Zakrzewska JM Consumers views on management of trigeminal neuralgia J. Headache: 2001:41:369-376  abstracted for Analgesia File

  2. Zakrzewska JM Cluster headaches – review of the literature Br J. Oral Maxfac 2001:39:103-113

  3.  Zakrzewska JM Jackson J, Boon EC. Barts and the London takes the lead and introduces safety syringes for all its dental staff. Br Dent Nurses J.  Summer 2001: 7

  4. Zakrzewska JM. Greenwood I, Jackson J.  Introducing safety syringes into a UK dental school – a controlled study.  Br Dent J 2001:190:88-92, includes a comment by M. Martin 190: 85

  5. Zakrzewska JM. Training in oral medicine. J R Soc Med 2001:94: 79-82












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