Reach Us +44 74-8287-4571
All submissions of the EM system will be redirected to Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission System of respective journal.


Arteriovenous Malformation: Concepts on Physiopathology and Treatment

Arteriovenous malformations represent a complex type of vascular anomalies, caused by an abnormal angiogenesis. Genetic disorders are already catalogued for specific situations. These lesions can be classified according to its angio-architecture and clinical presentation. Patients with progressive symptoms according to Schobinger classification require treatment. Surgical treatment is indicated when total resection of the nidus is viable, which is not often. Embolization became the first-choice therapy, as it offers a way of treatment with low morbidity and acceptable results. Many devices are used to achieve nidus occlusion, but liquid embolic devices are the agents of choice. Total occlusion of the AVM is important to avoid stimulate more angiogenesis and lesion recurrence.

Author(s): Neto CASF and Durans M

Abstract | Full-Text | PDF

Share this  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Google+

Upcoming Special Issues

Flyer image

Abstracted/Indexed in

  • Google Scholar
  • Publons
  • Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  • Secret Search Engine Labs