Embolization Treatment of AVM or Embolotherapy or Endovascular Therapy
This procedure is provided to attempt and avoid AVM bleeding. Bleeding can cause a stroke to damage the surrounding brain with a potential lasting disability or even death. Headaches, seizures, and progressive paralysis can also be caused by AVM’s, and treatment may relieve such symptoms. In this procedure, the glue or other non-reactive liquid adhesive materials are injected into the AVM to prevent it. A tiny catheter goes to the blood vessels which are supplied to the AVM via a groin vessel for this reason.
Symptoms leading to the doctor’s recommending – Embolisation Treatment of AVM or Embolotherapy or Endovascular Therapy?
- Embolization is needed for an ailment called – AVM. Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM). An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a tangle of abnormal blood vessels connecting arteries and veins.
Evaluations for Embolization Treatment of AVM or Embolotherapy or Endovascular Therapy
- CT scan
- Cerebral arteriography
Treatment for Embolisation Treatment of AVM or Embolotherapy or Endovascular Therapy
After anesthesia is given, a catheter is threaded into the AVM throughout the groin by a blood vessel. The catheters are very small. It’s comparable to a cerebral angiography except that these small catheters are not only inserted into the dye but also located close to the AVM and glue or particles are inserted into the AVM to block it out. It may be necessary to embolize a single AVM many times until successful outcomes are achieved or until no further embolization is feasible.
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