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What kind of doctor sees somebody for arteriovenous malformations?

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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
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Dr. Robert Singer
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Singer
Dr. Robert Singer
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