Arteriovenous Malformations—Indications and Strategies for Surgery

  • Norihiko Tamaki
  • Kazumasa Ehara
Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)


A vascular malformation is defined as a localized collection of metamorphic vessels, abnormal in number, in structure, and in function. This primary disease is sometimes referred to as angioma. However, this disorder is considered not to be a neoplasm, but rather a mal-development or a mal-production of cerebral vessels in early fetal life. However, the true pathogenesis is still unknown.


Middle Cerebral Artery Arteriovenous Malformation Cavernous Angioma Cortical Blood Flow Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation 
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