Surgical Resection of an Arteriovenous Malformation

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Resection of a large arteriovenous malformation can be one of the most challenging surgical procedures in vascular anomalies. Although the problem of hemostasis draws the most attention, reducing the high recurrence rate after surgery is the true challenge. The technical principles of surgery are the same as for any other resection, but surgery must be guided by an understanding of the unique biology and anatomy of arteriovenous malformation.

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