Dural arteriovenous fistula care care at Mayo Clinic

A Mayo Clinic doctor explains and discusses dAVF treatment options Expert care for dural arteriovenous fistulas

Mayo Clinic doctors bring extensive diagnostic and surgical expertise to dAVF diagnosis and treatment.

Team approach

Doctors trained in neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology work together to treat people who have dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs). Children who have dAVFs see doctors trained in pediatric neurology, neurosurgery and neuroradiology at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota.

Your Mayo Clinic care team will take the time to explain and discuss all your treatment options. The team will develop a whole-person treatment plan based on the location and size of the DAF, your risk of complications and your overall health.

Close collaboration enables the team to have your test results available quickly and to coordinate all necessary appointments. Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate your condition and develop a treatment plan, often within a few days.

Deep experience

Every year, Mayo Clinic doctors evaluate and treat over 50 people who have dural arteriovenous fistulas. Your Mayo clinician will have significant experience treating this rare condition.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic specialists confer on aspects of dural arteriovenous fistula care Highly experienced diagnosis and treatment for dural arteriovenous fistulas

Mayo Clinic physicians combine advanced medical technology with a wealth of experience to successfully diagnose and treat dAVFs.

Mayo Clinic doctors use detailed imaging tests to diagnose dural arteriovenous fistulas and other neurological conditions. Tests may include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA), computerized tomography (CT) scan, CT angiogram and catheter angiography.

Extensive surgical expertise

Mayo Clinic neurovascular specialists review a procedure Extensive neurovascular surgical experience and expertise

Mayo Clinic neurovascular physicians and surgeons provide experienced, highly specialized treatment options for dAVFs.

Mayo Clinic doctors and surgeons have broad expertise treating dAVFs with open and minimally invasive procedures, including leading endovascular embolization techniques, surgery and stereotactic radiosurgery.

Research

Mayo Clinic doctors study new treatments for dAVFs and other neurological conditions and conduct clinical trials to explore and evaluate new options for patient care.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Conocimientos y categorías

Mayo Clinic doctors are respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating dural arteriovenous fistulas (dAVFs). Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors care for more than 50 people with the condition.

Mayo physicians publish research findings as well as therapeutic guidance on treatment of dAVFs, such as best approaches for endovascular embolization techniques.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

Ubicación, viajes y alojamiento

Mayo Clinic tiene importantes instalaciones en Phoenix y Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; y Rochester, Minnesota. El Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic tiene docenas de instalaciones en diversos estados.

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Nov. 29, 2017