Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Frontiers in Neurosurgery

Volume: 1

NeuroEndovascular Challenges

Indexed in: Scopus, EBSCO.

Remarkable advances have been made in embolization of cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and stroke treatment during the past decades. Endovascular techniques are less invasive than ...
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Spinal Vascular Pathology

Pp. 121-138 (18)

DOI: 10.2174/9781681080055115010008

Author(s): E. Orrù, G. Guarnieri, J. Gabrieli, M. Muto, F. Causin


Spinal cord vascular malformations are vessel disorders involving, directly or indirectly, the spinal cord tissue. Their management and treatment remain complex and require a deep knowledge of the “lesional” and regional anatomy. The object of this chapter is to explain the vascular embryology, the anatomy of the spinal cord and the treatment of vascular malformations such as arteriovenous malformations, dural arteriovenous fistulas and aneurysms.


Dural spinal AVM, endovascular treatment, intramedullary, malformation, perimedullary, Spinal AVM, spinal arteriovenous, spinal arteriovenous fistula.