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Combined interventional and surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9562598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This article describes the combined interventional and surgical treatment of arteriovenous malformations. The development of embolization as an adjunct to microsurgical resection of arteriovenous malformations has expanded the therapeutic armamentarium in the treatment of these lesions. Patient selection, indications, technical aspects as well as avoidance and treatment of complications with regard to endovascular embolization are discussed. Four individual cases are presented to show how embolization can be combined with microsurgery to achieve optimal treatment results.
S Rosenblatt; A I Lewis; J M Tew
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroimaging clinics of North America     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1052-5149     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroimaging Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  1998 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-07-09     Completed Date:  1998-07-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9211377     Medline TA:  Neuroimaging Clin N Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  469-82     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neurosurgery, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL 60201, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Angiography
Child, Preschool
Embolization, Therapeutic
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnosis,  surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications
Preoperative Care

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