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Management of Deep-Seated Cerebral AVMs

Report on 28 Cases
  • Madjid Samii
  • Walter Bini

Abstract

Cerebrovascular malformations may be present anywhere in the cranial cavity [6]. Even though the advances in surgical techniques and instrumentation, along with better anesthesia characteristic of the progress in the last decade, have improved the general results of surgery of vascular malformations, the surgical treatment for deep-seated angiomas, as well as for extensive cortical lesions, remains a challenge to neurosurgeons [1–3, 9, 16, 18–20]. This type of pathology is, therefore, a primary topic in modern day neurological surgery.

Keywords

Posterior Fossa Arteriovenous Malformation Cranial Nerve Palsy Proton Beam Therapy Intractable Headache 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madjid Samii
    • 1
  • Walter Bini
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical ClinicNordstadt HospitalHannoverFederal Republic of Germany

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