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Value and limitations of contrast-enhanced MR angiography in spinal arteriovenous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas.

Authors
  • Mull, M
  • Nijenhuis, R J
  • Backes, W H
  • Krings, T
  • Wilmink, J T
  • Thron, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2007
Volume
28
Issue
7
Pages
1249–1258
Identifiers
PMID: 17698524
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

MRA reliably detects or excludes various types of spinal AV abnormalities and localizes the (predominant) arterial feeder of most spinal AV shunts. Although classification of the subtype of SAVMs remains difficult, with MRA it greatly helps to focus subsequent DSA.

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