Entrance to the Vein of Galen Aneurysmal Malformation

Cerebrovascular neurosurgeon Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, MD, PhD, reviews the evolution of treatment for vein of Galen malformations (VOGM) and then delves into vein of Galen aneurysmal malformations (VGAM) and how they’re classified differently from VOGM. Later, he covers how to treat this particular condition via endovascular techniques.

Chapters (Click to go to chapter start)
A typical course for a VGAM and the prevalence of the condition
History of VGAM cases and how treatment evolved
Cure, in treatment, and death rates for patients treated at Mount Sinai from 2004-2015
Anatomy of a VGAM
Symptoms, endovascular treatment, and management of VGAM in neonates, infants, and children
Summary and Q&A/discussion


June 23, 2021

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Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, MD, PhD

Tomoyoshi Shigematsu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, Diagnostic, Molecular and Interventional Radiology
Mount Sinai Health System

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