Historical Perspective of Treatments of Cranial Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas

Geoffrey P. Colby, Alexander L. Coon, Judy Huang, Rafael J. Tamargo

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Abstract

Cerebral arteriovenous malformations and intracranial dural arteriovenous fistulas represent two important classes of intracranial vascular lesions. This article recalls the history on which current technical advances, including diagnoses, characterization, and treatment, is based. It also describes modern therapeutic options, including microsurgical, endovascular, and radiosurgery techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-25
Number of pages11
JournalNeurosurgery clinics of North America
Volume23
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

Keywords

  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Dural arteriovenous fistulas
  • Intracranial vascular lesions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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