Vascular malformation

Tokyo Medical University Hospital, Vascular Surgery.
our professor, and see the CD-ROMs and the investigation reports. The lesion in your right knee is considered as arterio-venous malformation (AVM) with a lot of arterio-venous shunts. Also in Japan, treatment for AVM is very difficult. The main methods of treatment for AVM are volume reduction surgery and interventional radiology (IVR). However, the treatment effects of them are usually incomplete because complete cure is very invasive and AVM will repeat recurrence.

We are sorry we have no experience to treat such complicated AVM. However, we can introduce you to Kawasaki Medical School Hospital (the department of Radiology); it is famous in Japan for treatment for AVM.


The Department of Vascular Surgery
Tokyo Medical University