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What to expect after radiosurgery for an avm?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Where the avm was, how large it was, and what problems it was causing you.
In the lung, avms can result in large amounts of blood being shunted through the lung without oxygen. Embolization or radio surgery can close these shunts which might improve exercise tolerance.

In brief: Depends
Where the avm was, how large it was, and what problems it was causing you.
In the lung, avms can result in large amounts of blood being shunted through the lung without oxygen. Embolization or radio surgery can close these shunts which might improve exercise tolerance.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Joshua Garren
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Not much
Headaches and fatigue are not uncommon.
Vomiting is rare. Most patients have no other side effects. Expect every six month to every year reimaging to make sure that the avm is going away. Hopefully, you are cured!

In brief: Not much
Headaches and fatigue are not uncommon.
Vomiting is rare. Most patients have no other side effects. Expect every six month to every year reimaging to make sure that the avm is going away. Hopefully, you are cured!
Dr. Joshua Garren
Dr. Joshua Garren
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Should not be a prob
Ask the doctor performing the procedure to disclose all the risks and post procedure.

In brief: Should not be a prob
Ask the doctor performing the procedure to disclose all the risks and post procedure.
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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