Brain Buzz

Untangling the Knot: Insights into Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)

November 23, 2023 Dr Kimon Bekelis Season 1 Episode 4
Brain Buzz
Untangling the Knot: Insights into Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Show Notes
Dive into the fascinating world of brain health with our latest episode of "Brain Buzz" as we unravel the mysteries surrounding Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs). Our host and expert neurosurgeon, Dr. Kimon Bekelis, and our co-host and dedicated patient advocate, Jason Wallen, discuss why AVMs are one of the most common causes of brain bleeds in children and young adults.

In this podcast, we explore what AVMs are, their causes, signs and symptoms, and the potential risks they pose. Dr. Bekelis provides invaluable insights into the latest advancements in diagnosis and treatment options, including minimally invasive endovascular interventions and stereotactic radiosurgery.