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Treatment options for AVMs have improved dramatically in the past decade. The goal of treating an AVM is to completely close off the abnormal vessels, thereby curing the patient. This can be achieved in a variety of ways and requires a team of highly experienced specialists to provide the safest methods available, posing minimal risks for individuals with AVMs.
Your customized treatment plan will be determined by your care team based on:
Your age, overall health and medical history
Extent of the condition
Your signs and symptoms
Your tolerance for specific medications, procedures or therapies
Expectations for the course of the condition
Your opinion or preference
Stanford Health Care has numerous options available for treating even the largest, most difficult AVMs, including: