World Neurosurg 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Division of Neuroradiology, JDMI, University Health Network, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA; Division of Neurosurgery, University Health Network, Ontario, CANADA.
Background: Focal brain edema in unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) is rare and associated with venous outflow abnormalities and aneurysm growth. These patients have an increased rate of progressive neurological symptoms, as well as a potentially increased risk of haemorrhage. In this study, we aim to assess in further detail the relationship between perifocal edema and enhancement of the vessel wall in symptomatic patients with an unruptured brain AVM. Read More