Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, September 15th, 2006
According to recent research from Japan, "Authors investigated the surgical outcomes of the temporal lobe arteriovenous malformation (AVM) with focus on the visual field deficit and seizure. Between 1981 and 2004, we experienced 294 cases of intracranial AVMs. Among the 294 cases, 45 (15.3%) were located in the temporal lobe."
S. Nagata and colleagues, Kyushu University, wrote, "Twenty-six of the 45 cases underwent microsurgical excisions of the AVMs. The male-female ratio of 26 surgically treated temporal lobe AVMs was 15:11. The...
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