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While the mission of this site is to provide emotional support, some links and references to external resources are helpful for new AVM survivors.

In the comments below are some links and articles.


Obliteration and Complications After Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
June 2007

A dense medical journal article from Neurosurgery Online. If you are up to reading a 12 page medical article, it has lots of data.
540-ObliterationandComplicationsafterGammaKnife.pdf (292 KB)

What is an AVM?

An easy-to-read booklet from the American Stroke Association.
539-What_Is_an_AVM.pdf (265 KB)

Vascular Malformations of the Brain

An online article from the Brain and Spain Foundation Online.

Looking for information about radiosurgery? Here’s a web site I just ran across that is both easy to read and informative about all aspects of radiosurgery for AVMs and other brain conditions.

Thank you
This one is especially interesting for me because that’s what will happen to me this year! Thank you very much for posting these links Ben

Thanks Ben.It was very usefull.

Thank you Ben for sharing these sites ,very helpful …:slight_smile:

Recommendations for the Management of Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations
American Stroke Association

Comprehensive article about diagnosis and treatment options with 189 references to other journal articles. Lots of information and lots of data.

This is the better Clinic on Spain for to diagnostic of AVM

An interesting article about Aneurisms and Smoking that I spotted today, please read if you smoke and/or have an aneurism:

Thanks Kerstin on this article, I’m trying to stop smoking now and this was of interest to me. I don’t know if it will be best for my avms, since I’ve already smoked for years, but over all it will be best for me to quit.

More useful info about AVMs in general:

Talk show host Dr. Errington Thompson discusses strokes and AVMs following the brain hemorrhage suffered by Senator Johnson in December of 2006.