Neuropsychological Abnormalities in Patients with Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations: A Pilot Study

  • N. Muik
  • U. Zoworka
  • B. Kimmig
  • E. Irle
  • B. Wowra
Part of the Advances in Neurosurgery book series (NEURO, volume 19)

Abstract

Stereotactic irradiation is the treatment of choice for inoperable cerebral arteriovenous malformations. At the University of Heidelberg a device for stereotactic radiotherapy using a modified linear accelerator has been developed and used for therapy of nearly 100 patients since 1984 [6, 11, 16].

Keywords

Fatigue Depression Schizophrenia Hemangioblastoma 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Muik
    • 1
  • U. Zoworka
    • 1
  • B. Kimmig
    • 2
  • E. Irle
    • 3
  • B. Wowra
    • 4
  1. 1.Abteilung PsychologieUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Abteilung Radiologie, RadiotherapieUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Abteilung PsychiatrieUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  4. 4.Neurochirurgische KlinikUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany

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