World Neurosurg 2022 May 20. Epub 2022 May 20.
Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA; Stroke & Applied Neurosciences Center, University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle WA, USA. Electronic address:
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of the modified frailty index-5 (mFI-5) in predicting postoperative functional outcome after microsurgical resection of ruptured brain arteriovenous malformations (bAVMs).
Methods: Retrospective review of patients undergoing microsurgical resection of acutely ruptured bAVMs. Demographics, bAVM characteristics, mFI-5, ruptured arteriovenous malformation grading scale (RAGS), and Spetzler-Martin grade (S-M) were recorded. Read More