Cranial arteriovenous malformations. The role of embolization and stereotactic surgery

Neurosurg Clin N Am. 1994 Jul;5(3):459-74.


This article discusses embolization of brain arteriovenous malformations prior to stereotactic surgery. The rationale and goals of treatment are presented. Patient selection, embolization techniques, complications, and postprocedure management are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chemoembolization, Therapeutic* / adverse effects
  • Chemoembolization, Therapeutic* / methods
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / surgery
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations / therapy*
  • Radiosurgery* / adverse effects
  • Time Factors