Surgery for unruptured arteriovenous malformations of the brain is better than conservative management for selected cases: A prospective cohort study

@inproceedings{Bervini2014SurgeryFU,
  title={Surgery for unruptured arteriovenous malformations of the brain is better than conservative management for selected cases: A prospective cohort study},
  author={D Bervini and Michael Morgan and Elizabeth Anne Ritson and Gillian Z. Heller},
  year={2014}
}
Introduction The aim of this study was to identify patients who are likely to benefit from surgery for unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations (ubAVMs). Materials and methods The authors’ database was interrogated for the risk and outcome of hemorrhage after referral and the outcome from surgery. Furthermore, the outcome from surgery incorporated those cases excluded from surgery because of perceived greater risk (sensitivity analysis). Finally, a comparison was made for the authors… CONTINUE READING

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