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Cerebral Angiography: Arteriovenous Malformations and Dural Arteriovenous Fistulae

  • Julius Griauzde
  • Joseph J. GemmeteEmail author


Endovascular techniques are now at the forefront of the treatment of many neurovascular pathologies. Despite profound technological advances in noninvasive imaging, diagnostic cerebral angiography remains the gold standard in the evaluation of the cerebral vasculature. Endovascular therapy is often the definitive therapeutic option for the treatment of a dural arteriovenous fistula (DAVF). While the role of endovascular therapy in the treatment of an intracranial arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is less well defined, it remains a necessary adjunct in a comprehensive therapeutic approach. In this chapter, we present an introductory overview to cerebral angiography and the therapeutic approach to DAVFs and AVMs.


Dural arteriovenous fistula Arteriovenous malformation N-butyl cyanoacrylate Ethylene vinyl alcohol Endovascular treatment Stereotactic radiosurgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Michigan HospitalsAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology and NeurosurgeryUniversity of Michigan HospitalsAnn ArborUSA

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