I know I have been on here with a lot of questions about surgery. I actually got that 2nd opinion and they basically said the same thing......I need surgery. The AVM is on my upper left cerebellum, easily accessible, and they told me it would take3-6 hours.(no embolization before since it is risky to get to it through the arteriogram). My surgeon said he could get all the arteries since it is so small. (I think 8mm x 14 mm). I guess that is considered small?
Yes, I am quite nervous, but have decided to put it in God's hands. My surgeon is from Mercy hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. His name is Benjamin White. I have already been treated there for my aneurysm, but they did it with an arteriogram type of surgery.....(coiled it). I was very well taken care of and very fortunate to have come out of it all without issues.
I am going to plan on replying on here after surgery to let you know how it went. I appreciate any prayers! I am nervous.