Stereotactic radiosurgery reduces stroke risk in patients with small unruptured brain AVMs

Stereotactic radiosurgery reduces stroke risk in patients with small unruptured brain AVMs​

Heather Wood

Nature Reviews Neurology 12, 313 (2016) doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2016.63

Published online 22 April 2
Brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) carry an elevated risk of stroke, but therapeutic intervention in individuals with unruptured AVMs can sometimes do more harm than good. A new retrospective study reported in Stroke has demonstrated the benefits of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) — one of the least invasive AVM interventions — in patients with…
Read more: http://www.nature.com/nrneurol/journal/v12/n6/full/nrneurol.2016.63.html



Categories: Radiosurgery

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: