link
Bookmarks
Renal AVF/AVM
Zachary Nuffer, MD; Shweta Bhatt, MD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe
0
3
3
4

KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Arteriovenous fistula (AVF)
                • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
              • Definitions

                • AVM
                  • Congenital communication between arteries and veins with vascular nidus that bypasses capillary bed
                • AVF
                  • Single direct communication (congenital or acquired) between artery and vein without intervening vascular nidus

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Radiographic Findings

                    • CT Findings

                      • MR Findings

                        • Imaging Recommendations

                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                            PATHOLOGY

                            • General Features

                              • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                  CLINICAL ISSUES

                                  • Presentation

                                    • Demographics

                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                        • Treatment

                                          DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                          • Consider

                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                              • Reporting Tips

                                                Selected References

                                                1. Medscape. Renal Arteriovenous Malformation. https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/462885-overview. Updated May 10, 2018. Accessed May 21, 2018
                                                2. Eom HJ et al: Transarterial embolisation of renal arteriovenous malformation: safety and efficacy in 24 patients with follow-up. Clin Radiol. 70(11):1177-84, 2015
                                                3. Lager J et al. Practical renal pathology: a diagnostic approach. Elsevier/Saunders, 2013
                                                4. Cura M et al: Vascular malformations and arteriovenous fistulas of the kidney. Acta Radiol. 51(2):144-9, 2010
                                                5. Kember PG et al: Renal arteriovenous malformation mimicking hydronephrosis. J Clin Ultrasound. 26(2):95-7, 1998
                                                6. Takebayashi S et al: Transarterial embolization and ablation of renal arteriovenous malformations: efficacy and damages in 30 patients with long-term followup. J Urol. 159(3):696-701, 1998
                                                Related Anatomy
                                                Loading...
                                                Related Differential Diagnoses
                                                Loading...
                                                References
                                                Tables

                                                Tables

                                                KEY FACTS

                                                • Terminology

                                                  • Imaging

                                                    • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                      • Pathology

                                                        • Clinical Issues

                                                          • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                                            • Abbreviations

                                                              • Arteriovenous fistula (AVF)
                                                              • Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
                                                            • Definitions

                                                              • AVM
                                                                • Congenital communication between arteries and veins with vascular nidus that bypasses capillary bed
                                                              • AVF
                                                                • Single direct communication (congenital or acquired) between artery and vein without intervening vascular nidus

                                                            IMAGING

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                                  • CT Findings

                                                                    • MR Findings

                                                                      • Imaging Recommendations

                                                                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                          PATHOLOGY

                                                                          • General Features

                                                                            • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                                • Presentation

                                                                                  • Demographics

                                                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                                      • Treatment

                                                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                                        • Consider

                                                                                          • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                            • Reporting Tips

                                                                                              Selected References

                                                                                              1. Medscape. Renal Arteriovenous Malformation. https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/462885-overview. Updated May 10, 2018. Accessed May 21, 2018
                                                                                              2. Eom HJ et al: Transarterial embolisation of renal arteriovenous malformation: safety and efficacy in 24 patients with follow-up. Clin Radiol. 70(11):1177-84, 2015
                                                                                              3. Lager J et al. Practical renal pathology: a diagnostic approach. Elsevier/Saunders, 2013
                                                                                              4. Cura M et al: Vascular malformations and arteriovenous fistulas of the kidney. Acta Radiol. 51(2):144-9, 2010
                                                                                              5. Kember PG et al: Renal arteriovenous malformation mimicking hydronephrosis. J Clin Ultrasound. 26(2):95-7, 1998
                                                                                              6. Takebayashi S et al: Transarterial embolization and ablation of renal arteriovenous malformations: efficacy and damages in 30 patients with long-term followup. J Urol. 159(3):696-701, 1998