Endovascular Treatment of AVMs: Head and Neck

  • Wayne F. Yakes
  • Krasnodar Ivancev
  • Robert L. Vogelzang
  • Alexis M. Yakes
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Abstract

Vascular anomalies constitute some of the most difficult diagnostic and therapeutic enigmas that can be encountered in the practice of medicine, particularly in the complex anatomy of the head and neck region. Daunting functional anatomy and gross disfigurement are significant issues in the management of such anomalies in the head and neck area. Clinical presentations can be extremely varied, and attributing these symptoms that a patient may present with to a vascular malformation can be challenging to the most experienced physician. In the head and neck anatomy, the diagnosis can be somewhat easier as opposed to diagnoses in other areas of the body.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne F. Yakes
    • 1
  • Krasnodar Ivancev
    • 3
  • Robert L. Vogelzang
    • 2
  • Alexis M. Yakes
    • 1
  1. 1.The Yakes Vascular Malformation CenterEnglewoodUSA
  2. 2.Northwestern Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Division of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Hamburg Medical CenterHamburgGermany

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