Learn about comprehensive vascular training for neurosurgeons and being a wine sommelier in this interview with the brilliant Prof. Pascal Jabbour!
An AVF is an abnormal connection between an artery and a vein. These can occur throughout the brain and spine. Learn more.
Artero-venous malformation (AVM)
An arteriovenous malformation (or AVM, which is much easier to say) is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels that can occur anywhere in the body. Imaging tangled up headphones or Christmas lights, except instead of wiring, you have blood vessels. The most common location for these are in the brain, and this is what this […]
An introduction to brain aneurysms
This is An illustrated introduction to brain aneurysms, by guest author Dr Ciléin Kearns (artibiotics) An aneurysm is a bulge in the wall of an artery. It creates a weak point in a pressurised system. The aneurysm can burst, leaking blood with catastrophic results, including disability and death. There is an important network of arteries […]