Long-term pathological follow-up of cerebral arteriovenous malformations treated by embolization with bucrylate.

@article{Vinters1986LongtermPF,
  title={Long-term pathological follow-up of cerebral arteriovenous malformations treated by embolization with bucrylate.},
  author={H V Vinters and Mark J. Lundie and Jocelyne E Kaufmann},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={314 8},
  pages={477-83}
}
We examined 17 intracranial arteriovenous malformations that were resected after treatment by embolization using bucrylate (isobutyl-2-cyanoacrylate). In nine specimens removed 5 days to 16 months after embolization therapy, a series of pathologic changes was seen, including patchy mural angionecrosis (adjacent to bucrylate fragments) up to six weeks after embolization, the presence of bucrylate in vessel walls and fibromuscular intimal cushions, and the occurrence (after several months) of… CONTINUE READING