Clinical outcome of radiosurgery, embolization and microsurgery for AVMs in the thalamus and basal ganglia.

Ninety-six cases of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in the basal ganglia and thalamus were retrospectively analyzed. The prognosis of patients presenting with hemorrhage was poor, if conservatively treated. The mortality and morbidity were 62.5% and 12.5%, respectively. In the surgically resected group, 10 (66.6%) out of 15 patients are working and 4… CONTINUE READING