Contemporary Imaging of Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations.


Journal Article (Review)

OBJECTIVE: Brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) rupture results in substantial morbidity and mortality. The goal of AVM treatment is eradication of the AVM, but the risk of treatment must be weighed against the risk of future hemorrhage. CONCLUSION: Imaging plays a vital role by providing the information necessary for AVM management. Here, we discuss the background, natural history, clinical presentation, and imaging of AVMs. In addition, we explain advances in techniques for imaging AVMs.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tranvinh, E; Heit, JJ; Hacein-Bey, L; Provenzale, J; Wintermark, M

Published Date

  • June 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 208 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1320 - 1330

PubMed ID

  • 28267351

Pubmed Central ID

  • 28267351

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.16.17306


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States