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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 53, No. 1, 2005, pp. 14-16
Bioline Code: ni05002
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 53, No. 1, 2005, pp. 14-16

 en Review Article - Management of arteriovenous malformations: A surgical perspective
Nakaji Peter, Gore Pankaj, Spetzler RobertF


The management strategies for arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) continue to evolve, spurred by advancing technology and improved understanding of the natural history of these lesions. In general, intervention is reserved for Spetzler-Martin Grade I-III lesions or for those with certain high-risk features. Grade IV-V AVMs, in contrast, are usually managed conservatively. Although multimodality therapy incorporating endovascular and/or radiosurgical techniques is increasingly common, microsurgical removal remains the definitive form of treatment.

Arteriovenous malformation, endovascular, radiosurgery, Spetzler-Martin Grade

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