Pediatr Neurol 2022 Jun 14;131:25-29. Epub 2022 Apr 14.
Department of Pediatrics and Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Department of Neurology and Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California. Electronic address:
Background: Congenital cerebral arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs), including vein of Galen malformations, presenting in infancy carry variable mortality and morbidity. This study aimed to describe the outcome of neonates with cerebral AVFs who present with refractory cardiac failure.
Methods: Retrospective chart review of neonates with refractory cardiac failure due to cerebral AVFs presenting before 28 days of age in a single-center neuro-intensive care nursery over a 12-year period (2008-2020) was conducted. Read More