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AVM Embolization with Glue

A middle aged lady  was dtected to have abnormal cluster of blood vessels (AVM) in the brain.
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Compact small nidus of AVM in lateral view
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Post embolization angiogram shows no opacification of nidus of AVM as it is obliterated with glue.
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Cast of the glue used to obliterate the nidus seen in AP view
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Glue cast as seen in lateral view. It conforms to the shape of nidus of AVM. She was cured in one session.
 
 
This is another young male presented with AVM in the posterior fossa of brain.
 
 
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Left vertebral angiogram showing medium size compact AVM in posterior fossa
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Glue cast is seen with microcatheter in situ.
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Embolization alone could not cure him. Small residue of the nidus after embolization was treated with stereotactic radiosurgery(SRS) 

This angiogram was taken 2 years after radiosurgery. End result after glue embolization and SRS shows complete cure as no AVM is seen in this AP view.

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End result after glue embolization and SRS shows no evidence of AVM in lateral view.

 

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