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Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation Treatment

  • F. Gonca Eldem
  • Bora Peynircioglu
  • Barbaros E. Cil
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Abstract

Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations (PAVMs) are abnormal direct communications between a pulmonary artery and pulmonary vein. PAVMs can be simple (consist of a single feeding vessel and a nonseptated aneurysmal sac with a single draining vein) or complex type (consist of multiple feeding arteries, multiple draining veins, and septated arteriovenous connections). Complex PAVMs constitute approximately 10 % of these lesions.

Keywords

Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Contrast Echocardiography Amplatzer Vascular Plug Platinum Coil Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Gonca Eldem
    • 1
  • Bora Peynircioglu
    • 1
  • Barbaros E. Cil
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Department of RadiologyHacettepe University HospitalsAnkaraTurkey

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