[Postoperative morbidity and mortality after microsurgical exclusion of cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Current data and analysis of recent literature].

@article{Castel2001PostoperativeMA,
  title={[Postoperative morbidity and mortality after microsurgical exclusion of cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Current data and analysis of recent literature].},
  author={J P Castel and Guy Kantor},
  journal={Neuro-Chirurgie},
  year={2001},
  volume={47 2-3 Pt 2},
  pages={369-83}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Microsurgical exclusion of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) can compare favorably with radiosurgery. We sought to assess its rate of morbidity-mortality as it is presently reported in the literature, and to discuss some of its current and worthwhile indications. METHODS Through Medline and additional searches by hand, we retrieved studies reporting the clinical and angiographic results after microsurgical excision of an AVM published between january 1990 and… CONTINUE READING

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