Temporal lobe arteriovenous malformations: surgical management and outcome.

  title={Temporal lobe arteriovenous malformations: surgical management and outcome.},
  author={Ghiaus M Malik and Donald M. Seyfried and Julia K. Morgan},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={106-14; discussion 114-5}
BACKGROUND Temporal lobe arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) represent a subgroup of intracranial AVMs with particular characteristics and management issues. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of 24 consecutive patients with temporal lobe AVMs treated with surgical excision. Factors such as location, size, arterial feeders, venous drainage, and clinical follow-up were recorded for each. Results were compared with those of 132 patients with nontemporal lobe AVMs surgically treated… CONTINUE READING

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