Stereotactic radiosurgery with and without embolization for intracranial arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Xu2014StereotacticRW,
  title={Stereotactic radiosurgery with and without embolization for intracranial arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Feng Xu and Junjie Zhong and Abhishek Ray and Sunil Manjila and Nicholas C. Bambakidis},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={E16}
}
OBJECT The effectiveness and risk of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in the management of partially embolized intracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) remain controversial. The aim of this analysis was to assess current evidence regarding the efficiency and safety of SRS for AVM patients with and without prior embolization. METHODS To compare SRS in patients with and without embolization, the authors conducted a meta-analysis of studies by searching the literature via PubMed and EMBASE… CONTINUE READING

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