Published in Blood Weekly, October 12th, 2006
Study 1: After arteriovenous malformation (AVM) surgery, a dramatic increase in microvascular flow is observed in the perinidal brain tissue.
"After excision of an AVM, intracerebral hemorrhage or edema can develop, most probably resulting from hyperperfusion. Changes in the perinidal cerebral microvessels probably play a role in the development of this complication but have not been well studied so far. In this study, microvascular changes associated with resection of an AVM were observed and quantified intraoperatively using orthogonal polarization spectral...
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