SUCEESSFUL TREATMENT OF 19 YEAR OLD WITH AVM USING CYBERKNIFE
CASE HISTORY: This 19 years old college student presented with the complaints of acute onset headache, right hemiparesis and right hemianopia. MRI revealed haemorrhagic infart in left inferior thalamus extending to capsule and old left posterior capsular infart. DSA revealed left temporal AVM (feeder Medial lenticulostride branches of Left MCA draining into vein of galen through basal vein. On examination patient had right hemianopia. Patient underwent treatment with cyber knife radio surgery on 22.6.2009. Patient is on regular follow up with Volume analysis which showed good regression of nidus. January 2011 CT angio revealed complete resolution of AVM. Patient’s vision has dramatically improved.
This 19 year old girl is now 21 years, she is also entering into married life soon. We wish her a very happy married life.
DOCTOR NAME: DR. RATHNA DEVI SR. CONSULTANT RADIATION ONCOLOGIST & CYBERKNIFE SERVICES
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