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Treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a combined neurosurgical and neuroradiological approach.
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PMID:  7373399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It is believed that surgical excision of arteriovenous malformations is the best treatment when technically feasible without causing significant damage to adjacent brain. The introduction of polymers or particulate emboli by catheter has been used either alone or as an adjunct in attempts to reduce the size of these lesions prior to surgery; however, it is seldom possible to embolize the entire malformation. The authors have used direct injection of a 50% mixture of bucrylate and iophendylate into the feeding arteries supplying the area at craniotomy, with success in three cases. The cases are described to illustrate the method.
L D Cromwell; A B Harris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1980 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-07-22     Completed Date:  1980-07-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  705-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Embolization, Therapeutic* / instrumentation,  methods
Injections, Intra-Arterial
Injections, Intravenous
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / radiography,  surgery*,  therapy

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