Total removal of arteriovenous malformations with preoperative embolization and intraoperative digital subtraction angiography.

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Between 1991 and 1995 we totally removed 24 cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), employing preoperative embolization in 9 patients and intraoperative digital subtraction angiography (DSA) in all 24. There was 1 patient with Spetzler grade I lesion, 6 with grade II, 9 with grade III, 5 with grade IV and 3 with grade V. Nine patients with large AVMs… (More)

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@article{Nakamura1998TotalRO, title={Total removal of arteriovenous malformations with preoperative embolization and intraoperative digital subtraction angiography.}, author={Masayuki Nakamura and Yuji Hara and Takeshi Nagashima and Nagara Tamaki}, journal={Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia}, year={1998}, volume={5 Suppl}, pages={54-7} }