Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas

  • Gianni Boris Bradac


Isolated cases of dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF) have been reported by some authors in the 1950s (Verbiest 1951; Obrador and Urquiza 1952). Progressive identification and precise description of this pathology came at the end of the 1960s, especially through selective and superselective angiographic studies, allowing to differentiate it as a special pathological entity (Hayes 1963; Laine et al. 1963; Newton et al. 1968; Newton and Hoyt 1970; Djindjian et al. 1968, 1973).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gianni Boris Bradac
    • 1
  1. 1.Past director of Neuroradiology, Professor Emeritus of Neuroradiology, Department of NeurosciencesUniversity of TurinTurinItaly

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