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How do you detect arteriovenous malformations?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Where?
Arteriovenous malformations are also common in the digestive tract especially in patients with chronic renal failure (found during endoscopies).
They also may be present in the lungs.Vascular surgeons may produce artificial av fistulas for the purpose of hemodialysis. Theoretically angiography by ct or mra should find them.

In brief: Where?
Arteriovenous malformations are also common in the digestive tract especially in patients with chronic renal failure (found during endoscopies).
They also may be present in the lungs.Vascular surgeons may produce artificial av fistulas for the purpose of hemodialysis. Theoretically angiography by ct or mra should find them.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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In brief: Form of Angiography
Arteriovenous malformations (avm) can be detected by numerous forms of angiography.
The simplest involves ct scanning and requires the use of dye. Mr angiography provides multiple views of the avm within the brain, providing the surgeon a three d view. With conventional angiography a physician inserts a catheter and "shoots" dye to demonstrate the feeding / draining vessels. (dis)advantages each.

In brief: Form of Angiography
Arteriovenous malformations (avm) can be detected by numerous forms of angiography.
The simplest involves ct scanning and requires the use of dye. Mr angiography provides multiple views of the avm within the brain, providing the surgeon a three d view. With conventional angiography a physician inserts a catheter and "shoots" dye to demonstrate the feeding / draining vessels. (dis)advantages each.
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