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The Endovascular Treatment of Brain Arteriovenous Malformations

  • A. Valavanis
  • M. G. Yasargil
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 24)

Abstract

Brain AVMs are angioarchitecturally and hemodynamically complex systems of arteriovenous shunts with specific neurovascular relationships, a variable and unpredictable clinical presentation and a dynamic and only partially understood natural history, associated with a significant morbidity and mortality.

Keywords

Endovascular Treatment Arteriovenous Malformation Complete Obliteration Feeding Artery Preoperative Embolization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Valavanis
    • 1
  • M. G. Yasargil
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of NeuroradiologyUniversity Hospital of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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