Simple risk predictions for arteriovenous malformation hemorrhage.

  title={Simple risk predictions for arteriovenous malformation hemorrhage.},
  author={Douglas Kondziolka and Mark R McLaughlin and John R. W. Kestle},
  volume={37 5},
We present a simple risk prediction formula for arteriovenous malformation hemorrhage. Natural history studies have shown an annual risk of hemorrhage of 2 to 4% for patients with brain arteriovenous malformations. Although decision analysis programs and biostatistical models are available to predict long-term risks of hemorrhage, we hypothesized that there was varying knowledge regarding the use of such programs within the general neurosurgical community. To obtain information on the current… CONTINUE READING