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Endovascular treatment of cranial arteriovenous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22107863     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVFs) are high-flow vascular lesions with abnormal communications between the arterial and venous system. AVMs are congenital lesions, whereas DAVFs are considered acquired lesions. Both can cause significant morbidity and mortality if they rupture and result in intracranial hemorrhage. The primary goal of treatment is to eliminate the risk of bleeding or at least decrease it. Because the epidemiology, clinical presentation, and classification of AVMs and DAVFs have been covered in previous articles in this issue, the authors only briefly touch on these subjects as they relate to endovascular treatment.
Authors:
Martin G Radvany; Lydia Gregg
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery clinics of North America     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1558-1349     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg. Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9008004     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Radiology B-100, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
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