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Endovascular transarterial embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformation with ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer.
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PMID:  24983727     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) have an estimated 2-4% annual risk of hemorrhage. Treatment options for AVMs include microsurgical resection, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular embolization. As endovascular technology and techniques continue to advance and mature, endovascular embolization is becoming an increasingly vital component of AVM treatment not only as a presurgical treatment to reduce microsurgical risks, but also as a stand-alone curative method in some cases. This case illustrates the successful and curative transarterial embolization of a right frontal AVM in a 17-year-old boy with ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer (Onyx). The video can be found here: .
Lee A Tan; Andrew K Johnson; Kiffon M Keigher; Roham Moftakhar; Demetrius K Lopes
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical focus     Volume:  37     ISSN:  1092-0684     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Focus     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
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Created Date:  2014-07-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896471     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Focus     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1     Citation Subset:  IM    
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