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Arteriovenous Malformation
Anne G. Osborn, MD, FACR; Perry P. Ng, MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
          • Definitions

            • Pial vascular malformation with direct artery → vein (AV) shunting, no intervening capillary bed

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • CT Findings

              • MR Findings

                • Angiographic Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Consider

                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Ding D: Pathobiology of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: correlating genetic polymorphisms to clinical presentation and nidus angioarchitecture. Cerebrovasc Dis. 38(1):75, 2014
                                          2. Gaballah M et al: Intraoperative cerebral angiography in arteriovenous malformation resection in children: a single institutional experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 13(2):222-8, 2014
                                          3. Jeon HJ et al: Surgical outcomes after classifying Grade III arteriovenous malformations according to Lawton's modified Spetzler-Martin grading system. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 124:72-80, 2014
                                          4. Mohr JP et al: Medical management with or without interventional therapy for unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations (ARUBA): a multicentre, non-blinded, randomised trial. Lancet. 383(9917):614-21, 2014
                                          5. Ellis MJ et al: Angioarchitectural features associated with hemorrhagic presentation in pediatric cerebral arteriovenous malformations. J Neurointerv Surg. 5(3):191-5, 2013
                                          6. Fokas E et al: Stereotactic radiosurgery of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: long-term follow-up in 164 patients of a single institution. J Neurol. 260(8):2156-62, 2013
                                          7. Frisoli FA et al: Intrarater and interrater reliability of the pediatric arteriovenous malformation compactness score in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 11(5):547-51, 2013
                                          8. Shankar JJ et al: Angioarchitecture of brain AVM determines the presentation with seizures: proposed scoring system. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 34(5):1028-34, 2013
                                          9. Fogh S et al: High-precision volume-staged Gamma Knife surgery and equivalent hypofractionation dose schedules for treating large arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 117 Suppl:115-9, 2012
                                          10. Santos ML et al: Angioarchitecture and clinical presentation of brain arteriovenous malformations. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 67(2A):316-21, 2009
                                          11. Maruyama K et al: Optimal timing for Gamma Knife surgery after hemorrhage from brain arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 109 Suppl:73-6, 2008
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                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Pial vascular malformation with direct artery → vein (AV) shunting, no intervening capillary bed

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Angiographic Findings

                                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                  • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                    • Microscopic Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Consider

                                                                                • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Ding D: Pathobiology of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: correlating genetic polymorphisms to clinical presentation and nidus angioarchitecture. Cerebrovasc Dis. 38(1):75, 2014
                                                                                  2. Gaballah M et al: Intraoperative cerebral angiography in arteriovenous malformation resection in children: a single institutional experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 13(2):222-8, 2014
                                                                                  3. Jeon HJ et al: Surgical outcomes after classifying Grade III arteriovenous malformations according to Lawton's modified Spetzler-Martin grading system. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 124:72-80, 2014
                                                                                  4. Mohr JP et al: Medical management with or without interventional therapy for unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations (ARUBA): a multicentre, non-blinded, randomised trial. Lancet. 383(9917):614-21, 2014
                                                                                  5. Ellis MJ et al: Angioarchitectural features associated with hemorrhagic presentation in pediatric cerebral arteriovenous malformations. J Neurointerv Surg. 5(3):191-5, 2013
                                                                                  6. Fokas E et al: Stereotactic radiosurgery of cerebral arteriovenous malformations: long-term follow-up in 164 patients of a single institution. J Neurol. 260(8):2156-62, 2013
                                                                                  7. Frisoli FA et al: Intrarater and interrater reliability of the pediatric arteriovenous malformation compactness score in children. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 11(5):547-51, 2013
                                                                                  8. Shankar JJ et al: Angioarchitecture of brain AVM determines the presentation with seizures: proposed scoring system. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 34(5):1028-34, 2013
                                                                                  9. Fogh S et al: High-precision volume-staged Gamma Knife surgery and equivalent hypofractionation dose schedules for treating large arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 117 Suppl:115-9, 2012
                                                                                  10. Santos ML et al: Angioarchitecture and clinical presentation of brain arteriovenous malformations. Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 67(2A):316-21, 2009
                                                                                  11. Maruyama K et al: Optimal timing for Gamma Knife surgery after hemorrhage from brain arteriovenous malformations. J Neurosurg. 109 Suppl:73-6, 2008