Cerebral arteriovenous malformations in children. Clinical features and outcome of treatment in children and in adults.

@article{Celli1984CerebralAM,
  title={Cerebral arteriovenous malformations in children. Clinical features and outcome of treatment in children and in adults.},
  author={Paolo Celli and Luigi Ferrante and Lucio Palma and G Cavedon},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1984},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={43-9}
}
A study of 19 children with cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is reported; these children represent 12% of 161 patients with this disease at the Rome University Institute of Neurosurgery. The published data on intracranial arteriovenous malformations in children and in adults are reviewed and the clinical features and results of treatment in the two age groups compared. The results of surgical removal seem to be better in children while the follow-up mortality with conservative… CONTINUE READING