The role of CT in the management of pelvic arteriovenous malformations

Ahmad Fakhri, Elliot K. Fishman, Sally E. Mitchell, Stanley S. Siegelman, Robert I. White

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Abstract

Four cases of pelvic arteriovenous malformations (AVM) were diagnosed and managed by CT, angiography, and embolotherapy. CT was used to determine the size, extent, and vascularity of each AVM and the involvement of adjacent organs. Thus CT was pivotal in the choice between surgical extirpation or embolotherapy. CT was also useful in monitoring patients following therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)96-99
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular and interventional radiology
Volume10
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1987

Keywords

  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Computed tomography
  • Embolization
  • Pelvic arteriography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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