Endovascular embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations

  • D.V. Shchehlov SO «Scientific-Practical Center of Endovascular Neuroradiology NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv
  • O.Ye. Svyrydiuk SO «Scientific-Practical Center of Endovascular Neuroradiology NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv
  • S.V. Chebanyuk SO «Scientific-Practical Center of Endovascular Neuroradiology NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv
  • M.B. Vyval SO «Scientific-Practical Center of Endovascular Neuroradiology NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9428-4678
Keywords: endovascular embolization; cerebral arteriovenous malformation; complications; results.


Endovascular embolization is a critical component in the treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations. It can be used as an independent treatment modality or as an adjunct to microurgery or radiosurgery. The published literature in the PubMed database until September 2021 was reviewed with reference to the results of cerebral arteriovenous malformations embolization using liquid embolic agents. More scientific data reporting about total embolization of the cerebral arteriovenous malformations with a final cure. Although complications and mortality after arteriovenous malformations embolization have decreased significantly, but they still exist, and decisions about it usage should be weighed against its benefits during the planning phase. Treatment of arteriovenous malformations of the brain requires a multidisciplinary approach involving vascular neurosurgeons, endovascular interventionists and radiation oncologists, with a deep understanding of the natural course and combination of risks of multimodal treatment. Only such approach can increase the likelihood of a positive outcome of the cerebral arteriovenous malformations treatment.


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How to Cite
Shchehlov, D., Svyrydiuk, O., Chebanyuk, S., & Vyval, M. (2022). Endovascular embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformations. Ukrainian Interventional Neuroradiology and Surgery, 37(3), 69-76. https://doi.org/10.26683/2786-4855-2021-3(37)-69-76

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