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Pediatric arteriovenous malformations: a 15-year experience with an emphasis on residual and recurrent lesions.

Authors
  • Klimo, Paul Jr
  • Rao, Ganesh
  • Brockmeyer, Douglas
Type
Published Article
Journal
Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2007
Volume
23
Issue
1
Pages
31–37
Identifiers
PMID: 17053936
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Most pediatric AVMs can be successfully treated with microsurgical resection. Endovascular treatment is reserved primarily as a preoperative adjunct and stereotactic radiosurgery for inoperable AVMs. Patients may develop recurrences years after their original treatment. Patients with diffuse-type AVMs were less likely to be cured and more likely to have a residual or a recurrence.

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