Arteriovenous malformations

  title={Arteriovenous malformations},
  author={I. Fleetwood and G. Steinberg},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • I. Fleetwood, G. Steinberg
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Arteriovenous malformations of the brain are congenital vascular lesions that affect 0.01-0.50% of the population, and are generally present in patients aged 20-40 years. The usual clinical presentations are haemorrhage, seizures, progressive neurological deficit, or headache. Results of natural history studies have shown a yearly haemorrhage rate of 1-4%. Frequency of rebleeding has increased over the years, and several factors that increase risk of haemorrhage have been identified. Although… CONTINUE READING
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    Interventional Clinical Trial
    The objectives of this study and registry are to offer the best management possible for patients with brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) (ruptured or unruptured) in terms of… Expand
    ConditionsArteriovenous Malformations, AVM, BAVM, (+2 more)
    InterventionProcedure, Radiation
    Observational Clinical Trial
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