Preoperative versus postoperative neuropsychological sequelae of arteriovenous malformations.

@article{Mahalick1993PreoperativeVP,
  title={Preoperative versus postoperative neuropsychological sequelae of arteriovenous malformations.},
  author={D M Mahalick and Ronald M. Ruff and Robert F. Heary and U HoiSang},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={563-70; discussion 570-1}
}
In a cohort of 14 patients suffering from cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM), neuropsychological functioning was examined before and after AVM resection. Improvements after surgery were assumed to be due to enhanced neurocognitive functions associated with the hemisphere ipsilateral to the AVM, and to a lesser extent, with the contralateral… CONTINUE READING