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Do doctors see a lot of patients with renal arteriovenous malformation?

No. Congenital renal avms rare. Others are result of kidney biopsy or penetrating trauma and are unusual. These can be treated by blocking flow in the vessels. This is called an embolization. Read more...

What kind of doctor sees somebody for arteriovenous malformations?

Vascular neurosurg. Since the diagnosis is already established, you need to address treatment. Initial bleeding from an avm ranges from 4->20%.Without hemorrhage the risk of bleeding is1->4%/yr. A vascular neurosurgeon can steer you to the appropriate treatment, surgery, endovascular glue embolization, or direct beam radiation therapy or a combination of therapies.Find a known regional center. Read more...
Neurosurgeon . Of course it depends on where the avm is located... For those involving the brain and spinal cord a neurosurgical evaluation is usually recommended. Read more...
Neurosx. Assuming u mean brain, since can get avm anywhere. Treatment options are neurosurgeon for surgery, or interventional radiology for embolization. Common to have embolization prior to surgery. Upon finding an avm on a scan, you will be referred to a specialist. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Renal arteriovenous malformation?

Renal Arteriovenous. Malformation= a complex tangle of abnormally communicating arteries and veins within the kidney. Read more...