Brain Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM)


Brain arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an abnormal tangle of poorly formed arteries and veins in the brain.  These are risks for causing bleeding in the brain, in the form of subarachnoid hemorrhage and/or intracerebral hemorrhage.


Click here to download an interactive iBook with more information on brain AVMs.

Some brain AVMs can also have brain aneurysms.  Read more about brain aneurysms here.

Treatment options

  • Open Surgical Clipping
  • Radiosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neuroendovascular Treatment
    • Onyx
    • Glue
    • Coiling



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