Cerebral Arteriovenous malformations or AVMs are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise soon after birth, is congenital. Most people with neurological AVMs experience few, if any, significant symptoms. Although is a rare condition, it affects about 300,000 Americans.
Learn to recognize those symptoms, understand what causes AVMs, when treatment is needed and the treatment options available including medical therapy, surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and interventional neuroradiology / endovascular neurosurgery. Join our Health Chat with Dr. Erin Dyer and gain a deeper understanding about this condition and the procedures available. Bring all your questions to the web chat and get them answered.
Erin Dyer, MD, practiced Interventional Vascular Neurosurgery at University of Western Ontario Hospital, in Canada. She has specialty training in cerebrovascular neurosurgery with both open surgery and endovascular techniques. Currently Dr. Dyer is staff at Cleveland Clinic’s nationally renowned Cerebrovascular Center.
To make an appointment with Dr. Dyer, or any of the other specialists in the Cerebrovascular Center at Cleveland Clinic, please call 216.636.5860 or call toll-free at 866.588.2264. You can also visit us online at clevelandclinic.org/cerebrovascular
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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