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Peter J. Jannetta proposed the neurovascular compression (NVC) theory in 1967 1).

Renato Ruberti came to Kenya several times as a tourist before deciding, on the invitation of the Kenya Government, to settle in Kenya and pioneer Neurosurgery in 1967. He established a Neurosurgical Service at the Kenyatta National Hospital where he lectured and was instrumental in training young Neurosurgeons. He then set up Centres of Neurosurgery at the Nairobi Hospital, the Aga Khan and the M. P. Shah Hospital.

Jannetta PJ: Arterial compression of the trigeminal nerve at the pons in patients with trigeminal neuralgia. J Neurosurg 26:159–162, 1967
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