Total removal of a brain stem arteriovenous malformation: case report

Neurosurgery. 1983 Oct;13(4):443-6. doi: 10.1227/00006123-198310000-00019.


The successful total removal of a brain stem arteriovenous malformation (AVM) in a two-staged operation is reported. The importance of selection of the approach for such an AVM because of the topographical anatomy is emphasized.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain Stem / blood supply*
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / diagnostic imaging
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / surgery*
  • Male
  • Postoperative Complications / diagnostic imaging
  • Reoperation
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / surgery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed