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The Use of Transarterial Approaches in Peripheral Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)

Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Department of General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Minimally Invasive Therapeutics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
Department of Radiology and Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ 85054, USA
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J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7(5), 109;
Received: 31 March 2018 / Revised: 1 May 2018 / Accepted: 7 May 2018 / Published: 9 May 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Image Guided Interventions and Emerging Technologies)
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Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are a subset of congenital vascular malformations (CVMs). They comprise abnormal connections between arterial and venous circulation; treatment approaches are dependent on the angioarchitecture of the AVM, specifically the number and arrangement of the feeder arteries and outflow veins. Various imaging modalities can be used to diagnose and plan treatment. Here we will review the use of transarterial approaches to treat AVMs. View Full-Text
Keywords: arteriovenous malformations; nidus; transarterial arteriovenous malformations; nidus; transarterial

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Khurana, A.; Hangge, P.T.; Albadawi, H.; Knuttinen, M.-G.; Alzubaidi, S.J.; Naidu, S.G.; Kriegshauser, J.S.; Oklu, R.; Chong, B.W. The Use of Transarterial Approaches in Peripheral Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs). J. Clin. Med. 2018, 7, 109.

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