cerebral arteriovenous malformation


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cerebral arteriovenous malformation

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Risk of spontaneous haemorrhage after diagnosis of cerebral arteriovenous malformation.
Severe pulmonary oedema following therapeutic embolization with Onyx for cerebral arteriovenous malformation.
Cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM) are abnormal labyrinths of vessels comprising one or more arteries that drain directly into one or more veins via a nidus without an intervening capillary bed.
On Easter Sunday, 2012, Wright suffered from a cerebral arteriovenous malformation (AVM), which causes blood to hemorrhage into the brain with potentially devastating consequences (an approximate 30% mortality rate during pregnancy).
Initially, hospitals can use the multi-module registry to track their performance in the treatment of: cerebral aneurysms, acute ischemic stroke, carotid artery disease, cerebral arteriovenous malformations, intracranial atherosclerotic disease, diagnostic angiograms and vasospasm.
A study conducted by a center in Wroclaw (Guzinski, Hendrich, & Sasiadek, 2008) in a sample of 32 patients with intracranial arteriovenous malformations shows that single or multistage embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations should be the first choice method for treatment in most cases.
Their risk factors for the prior stroke included thrombophilias, sickle cell disease, cardiac malformations, hypertension, oral contraceptive use, cerebral arteriovenous malformations, head trauma, meningitis, endocarditis, and idiopathic etiologies.
The first application of the material is for pre-surgical treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations.
The material is delivered by microcatheters using a controlled delivery system for the treatment of vascular diseases such as cerebral Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) and aneurysms.

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