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Surgical Treatment of Diencephalic Arteriovenous Malformations

  • Robert A. Solomon
Part of the Contemporary Perspectives in Neurosurgery book series (COPENEU)

Abstract

Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) of the diencephalon are hazardous lesions. Rupture of an AVM in this location can lead to catastrophic intracranial hemorrhage and a devastating neurological picture. However, surgical therapy for these lesions poses a considerable risk to critical areas of the nervous system. The value of surgical treatment for diencephalic AVMs has therefore been controversial.

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Catheter Luminal Neurol Stein 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Solomon
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  1. 1.Department of Neurological Surgery, The Neurological InstituteColumbia Presbyterian Medical CenterNew YorkUSA

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