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…
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