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What does AVM mean?

AVM stands for arteriovenous malformation. An arteriovenous malformation is an abnormal group of blood vessels. Most arteriovenous malformations are made up of two different kinds of blood vessels – arteries and veins. Arteries are large blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the body. Veins are large blood vessels that carry blood back …
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What is an arteriovenous malformation?

An arteriovenous malformation is an abnormal group of blood vessels. Most arteriovenous malformations are made up of two different kinds of blood vessels – arteries and veins. Arteries are large blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the body. Veins are large blood vessels that carry blood back from the body to the …
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Oligodendroglioma – Brain and spinal cord –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for oligodendroglioma. by Jane Barron, MD FRCPC, updated on January 30, 2019 Quick facts: Oligodendroglioma is a type of tumour that can develop in the brain and rarely in the spinal cord. The tumour can start at any age but most develop in adults. …
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Glioblastoma – Brain and spinal cord –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for glioblastoma. by Jane Barron, MD FRCPC, reviewed and updated on January 15, 2019 Quick facts: Glioblastoma is a type of cancer that can develop in the brain or spinal cord. It is the most common brain tumour in adults. Your pathology report for glioblastoma …
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