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Arteriovenous Malformation

  • Katelyn M. Atkins
  • Marc Bussière
  • Helen A. Shih
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Abstract

Stereotactic radiosurgery was used for many years for the treatment of arteriovenous malformation. The principles of SRS have been applied to fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy techniques for treatment of a variety of commonly treated benign tumors and functional disorders of the CNS. This chapter summarizes hypofractionated radiotherapy techniques, including SRS and FSRT, for arteriovenous malformation.

Keywords

Arteriovenous malformation Stereotactic radiosurgery SRS FSRT Benign CNS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katelyn M. Atkins
    • 1
  • Marc Bussière
    • 2
  • Helen A. Shih
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyMassachusetts General HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyMassachusetts General Hospital, Francis H. Burr Proton Therapy CenterBostonUSA

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