Postnatal development of arteriovenous malformations.

  title={Postnatal development of arteriovenous malformations.},
  author={Rosalind L. Jeffree and Matthew Stoodley},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  volume={45 4},
BACKGROUND Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are commonly thought to be congenital malformations; however, patients usually present in adolescence or adulthood. This study was carried out to better understand the development of AVMs between birth and presentation. METHODS A retrospective review was performed of the medical records of all patients under 25 presenting to a single institution with an AVM or spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage from 2000 to 2007. RESULTS Out of a total of 34… CONTINUE READING