The current status and recent advances in high-resolution imaging of spinal vascular malformations.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The management of spinal vascular malformations (SVM) has improved over the last four decades with the evolution of imaging, anesthesia, microsurgery, and endovascular techniques. Commonly used high-resolution imaging techniques include CT angiography, magnetic resonance angiography, and digital subtraction angiography. We review the advances that have been made in these imaging modalities and discuss their present role for imaging SVM, with the goal of assisting neurosurgeons in making judicious use of current imaging techniques to develop the most effective management strategies for these complex lesions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Than, KD; Sangala, JR; Wang, AC; Gandhi, D; La Marca, F; Park, P

Published Date

  • January 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 66 - 71

PubMed ID

  • 23117143

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-2653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jocn.2012.05.008


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Scotland