Surgical excision of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: late results.

@article{Heros1990SurgicalEO,
  title={Surgical excision of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: late results.},
  author={Roberto C. Heros and Kazuyoshi Korosue and Patrice Diebold},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1990},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={570-7; discussion 577-8}
}
A follow-up study of 153 consecutive patients who underwent complete excision of an angiographically visualized intracerebral arteriovenous malformation was conducted. The follow-up period ranged from 0.5 to 10.6 years, with a mean of 3.8 years. The presenting clinical event was hemorrhage in about one-half of the patients and seizure in about one-third. There was a marked tendency for postoperative neurological deficits to improve with time, so that whereas the immediate postoperative rate of… CONTINUE READING
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