Category: AVM

I am a 26 year old male from Chicago diagonised to have small size AVM on my right frontal lobe.

Hi Doctor, I am a 26 year old male from Chicago diagonised to have small size AVM on my right frontal lobe. Doctors suggest me to go for embolization with…

My wife survived a bleeding AVM that left her paralyzed on her left side four years ago

Dr. Sheehan, My wife survived a bleeding AVM that left her paralyzed on her left side four years ago. She requires total care, on average how long does someone live…

I have a cerebellar AVM

Question from Katy: Dear Dr. Sheehan: On May 18, 2005, it was discovered that I have a cerebellar AVM (my brain bled that day, followed by a rapid onset of…

My brother has an AVM located in a peduncle in the left cerebellum

Question from David: Dear Dr. Sheehan, my brother has an AVM located in a peduncle in the left cerebellum. The AVM is approximately 1cm in diameter. Partial embolization of the…

My 43 yr old daughter has a deep seated inoperable 3.8 cm sized AVM which bled

Question from Bet: My 43 yr old daughter has a deep seated inoperable 3.8 cm sized AVM which bled on 6/10. Could treatment be just as effective by only using…

My husband has a 2cm AVM that was embolized last year.

Question from Kim: My husband has a 2cm AVM that was embolized last year. He was supposed to undergo a resecection but was cancelled and he was released from the…