Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Teamwork. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurologists); brain, spine and peripheral nerve surgery (neurosurgeons); hereditary conditions (medical geneticists); radiology; radiation oncology; and other specialties work together as a team to care for people who have central nervous system vascular malformations and other neurological conditions.
Doctors trained in pediatric neurology treat children at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.
- Ongoing research. Doctors remain at the forefront of research to refine and improve diagnostic testing and treatment options for central nervous system vascular malformations.
- Technology. Mayo Clinic doctors use an extensive amount of technology, including advanced imaging tests, to diagnose your condition.
- Treatment expertise. Mayo Clinic offers a variety of treatment options, including stereotactic radiosurgery and endovascular procedures. Your doctor will work with you to create an individualized treatment plan to help you manage your condition.
- Efficiency. In Mayo Clinic's efficient system, your testing and treatment can be done in days, not weeks.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery and is ranked among the Best Hospitals for ear, nose & throat in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals in neurology & neurosurgery.
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- Singer RJ, et al. Vascular malformations of the central nervous system. http://www.uptodate.com/home. Accessed Jan. 25, 2014.
- Arteriovenous malformations and other vascular lesions of the central nervous system fact sheet. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/avms/detail_avms.htm. Accessed Jan. 25, 2014.