Vein of Galen Malformations
"Vein of Galen Malformations" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Congenital arteriovenous malformation involving the VEIN OF GALEN, a large deep vein at the base of the brain. The rush of arterial blood directly into the vein of Galen, without passing through the CAPILLARIES, can overwhelm the heart and lead to CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Vein of Galen Malformations" by people in Profiles.
Adult presentation of a familial-associated vein of galen aneurysmal malformation: case report. Neurosurgery. 2010 Dec; 67(6):E1845-51; discussion 1851.
Spontaneous thrombosis of neonatal vein of Galen malformation. Neurosurg Focus. 2009 Nov; 27(5):E12.