History of surgery for cerebrovascular disease in children. Part III. Arteriovenous malformations.

Academic Article


  • Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are the most common cause of intracerebral hemorrhage in children. In this paper the authors trace the historical evolution of the recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric intracerebral AVMs, and they summarize the contemporary approach and current controversies surrounding treatment of these lesions. Important distinctions between adult and pediatric AVMs are emphasized.
  • Author List

  • Blount JP; Oakes WJ; Tubbs RS; Humphreys RP
  • Volume

  • 20
  • Issue

  • 6