The combined role of embolization and tissue expanders in the management of arteriovenous malformations of the scalp.

Abstract

Successful results of a multidisciplinary (interventional neuroradiology and plastic surgery) approach of aggressive preoperative embolization followed by complete en bloc excision of scalp arteriovenous malformations are presented in five cases. To cover the defect, we used adjacent tissue-expanded scalp.

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